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Repairing the Jefferson Memorial's sinking sea wall

In a $12.4 million project, crews are working to repair the Jefferson Memorial's sea wall, setting it on a solid foundation. The work includes removing the sea wall and some of the timber piles.

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Workers try to repair sinking sea wall at Jefferson Memorial
Article | The brown goo oozed from the drill hole like a primordial porridge -- from 60 feet beneath the Jefferson Memorial, it was some of the muck that's under the Mall and part of the stuff that has been slowly swallowing the memorial's sea wall for years.

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