East Avenue to Montrose Drive Sewer System – Charleston WV

Description

The Works Progress Administration built a sewer system running from East Avenue, Charleston to Montrose Drive, South Charleston. “Construction of brick sewer to connect storm and sanitary sewer with sewer from East avenue to Kanawha river, also to connect under Montrose drive. South Charleston.” East Avenue is now called MacCorkle Avenue. The general location of the project is in the vicinity of the river.

Source notes

48 WPA Projects Completed in West Va., Charleston Gazette, April 26, 1936, p. 11.

Sanborn Maps, Charleston, 1933, Sheet 236.

Project originally submitted by Ernest Everett Blevins on February 26, 2018.

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Location Info


MacCorkle Avenue
Charleston, WV

Location notes: East Avenue is now called MacCorkle Avenue. Although the exact location is not know to the Living New Deal, the project was likely located in the general vicinity of the river, close to MacCorkle Avenue, Montrose Drive, and 2nd Avenue.

Coordinates: 38.353814, -81.737487

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