The National Park Service named a Massachusetts contractor Wednesday to repair the Washington Monument’s earthquake damage, though it may take two more months before work begins at the National Mall site. Perini Management Services Inc. of Framingham beat out two other bidders to win a $9.6 million contract that includes extensive repairs to the monument’s stonework. It will involve building massive scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall monument, sealing cracks inside and out, repointing the mortar, cleaning the exterior, and strengthening weak spots with metal brackets.
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