Doaneville Mill Dam Bridge – Voluntown CT

Description

“The bridge is stamped as a Works Progress Administration project, built during the Great Depression in the 1930s as a way to create jobs to employ millions of out-of-work Americans. The federally-funded WPA built thousands of public works projects across the nation during the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt and was a key element in the nation’s eventual economic recovery.”

The 1938 WPA bridge was slated for demolition in 2015, but is still standing as of 2018.

Source notes

Bridge stamps

http://www.courant.com/community/new-london-edition/rnw-jc-griswold-historic-bridge-to-be-dismantled-0327-20150323-story.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 25, 2016.

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Location Info


Carol Rd.
Voluntown, CT

Coordinates: 41.570062, -71.875747

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