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How Many Trucks Does It Take to Move the Washington Post?

Courtesy spokesperson Kris Coratti, here are some stats on the Washington Post‘s move from 1150 15th Street, Northwest, to 1301 K Street, Northwest, planned for mid-December:

  • 6,000 packing crates have been delivered for employee use.
  • 1.7 miles of Masonite floor protection will be placed in the new office space to minimize damage during the move.
  • 1 mile of corrugated wall board will protect high traffic areas during the move.
  • It will take 5,800 labor hours to accomplish the relocation.
  • JK Moving Services will use five 26-foot straight trucks for each phase of the move.
  • JK will move a total volume of 138 truckloads of contents and equipment from the old building to the new one.
  • JK will use 93 crew members and PC technicians to accomplish the relocation.

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute,, and Washington City Paper. He lives in Del Ray.