At 555 feet above Washington, the work begins. Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty Images The Two-Way How Do You Mend A Broken Monument? Call The 'Difficult Access Team' September 27, 2011 They're engineers. They're interested in rock-climbing. They don't mind being uncomfortable. And they've been dangling from the sides of the 555-foot Washington Monument.