Capitol Rotunda Reopens for Tours - NBC4 Washington

    Capitol Rotunda Reopens for Tours

    The rotunda inside the Capitol is back open for tours. But if you go, you'll notice something different -- about 6,000 pounds of safety netting. The netting is in place to protect you from possible falling debris. Construction crews will be fixing about a thousand cracks in the dome over the next two years. (Published Thursday, May 1, 2014) The rotunda inside the Capitol is back open for tours. But if you go, you'll notice something different -- about 6,000 pounds of safety netting. See More