Columbia Parkway – Cincinnati OH

Description

U.S. Route 50, commonly known in Cincinnati as Columbia Parkway, was a project built in association with the Works Progress Administration. The highway runs through Southern Ohio from east to west. It passes through Cincinnati, Chillicothe, and Athens.

The highway grade separation in Cincinnati was funded by the Public Works Administration in 1938.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
5,058,795

Source notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Route_50_in_Ohio

http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Works_Progress_Administration

Short, Charles Wilkins, and Rudolph Stanley-Brown. Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration. Public Works Administration, 1939.

Project originally submitted by Austin Conn on May 17, 2017.
Additional contributions by Gray Brechin.

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Location Info


U.S. Route 50
Cincinnati, OH

Coordinates: 39.10731, -84.4945

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