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Power Plant Modernization – Vieques PR

Date added: April 19, 2017

Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration work relief division efforts included the modernization of the municipal power plant on Vieques, ca. 1937.

Seine Bay Pier – Culebra PR

Date added: April 19, 2017

Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration work relief division efforts included “a concrete landing pier … at Sein[e] Bay, Culebra, where naval vessels and marines assemble for winter maneuvers.” The exact location and status of the project are unknown to Living New… read more

Isla de Mona Reforestation – PR

Date added: April 19, 2017

Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration forestry division efforts included reforestation work on Isla de Mona during the 1930s. Dept. of the Interior report: Mona Island—lying in the Mona passage separating Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic—some 25 square miles in extent,… read more

Garzas Dam – Adjuntas PR

Date added: April 19, 2017

Garzas Dam, a hydroelectric generation facility, was constructed as part of a large rural electrification plan undertaken by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration, a New Deal agency. Construction began in 1935 and it included “the reservoir, hydroelectric plant, and three minor river… read more

Lago Dos Bocas – Arecibo and Utuado PR

Date added: April 19, 2017

Lago Dos Bocas was created upon completion of the Dos Bocas Dam, a Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration project, in 1942. It primarily serves as a reservoir.

Dos Bocas Dam – Arecibo PR

Date added: April 19, 2017

Dos Bocas Dam, a hydroelectric generation facility, was constructed as part of a large rural electrification plan undertaken by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration, a New Deal agency. Construction began in 1937 and was completed in 1942. The plant is located… read more

Cataño Cement Plant (former) – Guaynabo PR

Date added: April 19, 2017

“Located between the low hills and marshy bay shore of Guaynabo,” what was known as the Cataño cement plant by government sources was constructed with federal funds administered through the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA), a New Deal agency. Completed… read more

Schools – Dorado PR

Date added: April 19, 2017

Multiple small schools across Dorado, Puerto Rico were constructed as a New Deal project with the aid of Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds in 1937. The P.W.A. supplied a $19,000 loan and $13,346 grant for the project, whose total cost… read more

El Yunque National Forest, El Baño Grande Stone Bridge

El Yunque National Rainforest – Rio Grande PR

Date added: January 14, 2013

In addition to the New Deal Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration ( PRRA), the PWA, CCC, and Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Administration (PRERA) all operated on the island as well. As on the US mainland, the CCC built many of the trails,… read more