Central Avenue Overpass – Clark NJ

Description

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a grant for the construction of a bridge to carry Central Avenue over the train tracks in Clark, New Jersey (“Picton”). The project was undertaken as part of a larger grade crossing elimination initiative during that era. The PWA provided a grant of $26,230 for the project, whose total cost was $118,963.

PWA Docket No. NJ 4162

Source notes

Source: National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 17.

New Jersey Board of Public Utility Commissioners, 1934 Report (pg. 9 to 10): https://dspace.njstatelib.org/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10929/33099/1934.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y (accessed Mar. 2018)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 26, 2018.

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Location Info


Central Ave.
Clark, NJ

Coordinates: 40.633778, -74.315322

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