Reconstructing the Pentagon block by block.

A team of patriots reconstructing a symbol of freedom.



Contact:
J.D. Long Masonry, Inc.
(703) 550-8880

pr@jdlongmasonry.com

Arlington, Virginia, March 11, 2002 - J.D. Long Masonry, Inc. of Newington, VA has been chosen as masonry contractor on the reconstruction of the Pentagon section damaged on September 11, 2001.

The Pentagon Project or "Phoenix Project", so dubbed after the mythical bird that is reborn from its own ashes, has been put on an extremely fast track. The goal of completing the renovation of the damaged area of wedge 2, or at least the outermost corridor or "E" Wing by September 11, 2002 is not unrealistic, but quite a daunting task. J.D. Long Masonry is known for being able to accelerate projects to meet fast-track schedules without sacrificing their industry-renown quality. This aggressive schedule calls for the five-story reinforced concrete shell of the outermost concentric ring, damaged in the attack to be topped out in May, with the remaining rings topping out in July.

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