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Shark River Bridge – Avon NJ

Date added: March 5, 2021

The Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works built a bridge over the Shark River between Avon NJ and Belmar NJ. The bridge is still in use.

Matawan Aberdeen Public Library Improvements – Matawan NJ

Date added: December 13, 2020

In 1935, the Works Progress Administration completed upgrades/repairs for the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library on Main Street, Matawan, NJ. “As the year draws to a close, a WPA-funded upgrading project begins. The project includes book repair, creation of local history scrapbooks,… read more

Municipal Harbor – Atlantic Highlands NJ

Date added: November 26, 2020

The Atlantic Highlands municipal harbor was constructed 1939-1941. Of its nearly $1,000,000 cost, the WPA paid most of it. The Army Corps of Engineers built a 4,000 foot breakwater to protect the harbor.

Palisades Interstate Park: Alpine Pavilion – Alpine NJ

Date added: August 8, 2020

The Civil Works Administration built the Alpine Pavilion in Palisades Interstate Park in Alpine NJ. Built in 1934 and used as a bathhouse until 1944, the Pavilion was restored in 2016 and is used for picnics and gatherings.

Ocean Avenue Wall – Sea Bright NJ

Date added: June 8, 2020

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a concrete wall along the west side of Ocean Avenue. A metal plaque reads “Built by Works Progress Administration 1935-1036.”

Delanco School Repairs (demolished) – Delanco NJ

Date added: December 14, 2019

The Works Progress Administration completed repairs at the Delanco school in Delanco NJ. “Just when things looked as if they might be getting better, they found in 1937 that the walls in the· auditorium were faulty and unsafe. They were… read more

Ramsey High School – Ramsey NJ

Date added: October 15, 2018

The monumental Ramsey High School was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a $270,000 grant for the project, whose total cost was $600,106. Construction occurred between Jan. 1936 and Apr. 1937. PWA… read more

Municipal Building – Saddle River NJ

Date added: October 15, 2018

Saddle River’s Municipal Building / Borough Hall was constructed with the assistance of Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a $26,181 grant for the project, whose total cost was $59,256. Construction occurred between Jan. and Dec. 1937. PWA… read more