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Route 4 Road Paving – Wilmington DE

Date added: June 5, 2016

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 was construction along a road connecting Richardson Park to… read more

Washington Street Development – Wilmington DE

Date added: June 5, 2016

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 was construction along Washington Street in Wilmington. According to… read more

West Street Development – Wilmington DE

Date added: June 5, 2016

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 was construction along West Street in Wilmington. According to… read more

Spruce Street Development – Wilmington DE

Date added: June 5, 2016

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 was construction along Spruce Street in Wilmington. According to… read more

Church Street Development – Wilmington DE

Date added: June 5, 2016

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 was construction along Church Street in Wilmington. According to… read more

Road and Bridge Development – Edgemoor DE

Date added: June 5, 2016

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 were: The Edgemoor Underpass, located somewhere the train tracks… read more

Road Development – Claymont DE

Date added: June 5, 2016

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 was construction at and around Green St. and Lawson… read more

Foulk Road – Wilmington DE

Date added: June 5, 2016

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 was construction along Foulk Road in New Castle County… read more

High School (former) Mural – Claymont DE

Date added: December 27, 2014

The former Claymont High School now houses the Claymont Community Center. “This WPA mural is located in the Claymont Community Center in Claymont, DE. It is located upstairs in the Executive Offices (or at least they were when I worked… read more

Hullihen Hall – Newark DE

Date added: November 7, 2014

Hullihen Hall, located between South College Avenue and The Green on the University of Delaware campus in Newark, Delaware, was financed with federal New Deal funds. “The following year, he provided the matching funds, which, together with federal support from… read more

Sewer System and Water Treatment Plant – Harrington DE

Date added: November 7, 2014

The original sewer system and water treatment facility for the town of Harrington, Delaware were constructed with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $106,180 loan and $28,000 grant toward the project, whose total cost was $121,289…. read more

Mt. Cuba Road Bridge (demolished) – Ashland DE

Date added: November 7, 2014

Delaware’s old Bridge 119, which carried Mt. Cuba Rd. over Red Clay Creek, was “built in 1939 by Olivere Paving and Construction Company of Wilmington, Delaware under State Highway Department Contract #664 (PW.A. Project No. 1039F).” The building has since… read more

Water System Improvements – New Castle DE

Date added: November 7, 2014

A municipal waterworks-improvement construction project was undertaken in New Castle, Delaware during the Great Depression, enabled by federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. Construction occurred between December 1938 and April 1939. (PWA Docket No. DE X1045)

Public Utilities – Middletown DE

Date added: November 7, 2014

Sanitary sewer, municipal waterworks, and power grid construction projects were all undertaken in Middletown, Delaware during the Great Depression, enabled by federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. Work began in 1937. (PWA Docket No. DE W1021, X1031)