Eastern Boulevard Paving – Bronx NY

Description

The federal Work Projects Administration put many men to work starting in 1935 with street repair and maintenance projects that improved roads throughout the Bronx. An approximately half-mile stretch of what was then Eastern Boulevard (now the Bruckner Expressway) between Middletown Rd. and Westchester Ave. was resurfaced with bituminous concrete as part of one $94,564 WPA project.

Source notes

National Archives RG 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration [WPA]; Project Files; New York City (E 407); box 684; roll 3642.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 4, 2014.

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Location Info


Eastern Boulevard
Bronx, NY

Coordinates: 40.848715, -73.827356

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