Washington DC is the captial of the United States, but lately it's been looking less than presidential. The National Mall, which cosists of many monuments, the Capital, and the White House, is undergoing a huge overhaul by those in construction careers. The reflecting pool was drained, new concrete was poured, and is currently being refilled. Of the 7 million gallons that were removed, only 5 million gallons are currently in the pool.
Not only is the reflecting pool getting an overhaul, but the south lawn is getting new turf as well. The construction crew promises the turf will be laid and cleaned up by inaguration day in January.
Although the men and women working on it's construction know it's an inconvenience and an eyesore, they promise the end result will be worth it. "It is indeed disruptive," said Bob Vogel, the National Park Service's superintendent for the Mall area, acknowledging that for "some people, this may be their first and only trip to Washington, D.C., and we hate areas shut down."
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