34 federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers conducted a safety improvement project in Ringwood, New Jersey on what was then known as Midvale-Greenwood Lake Road (believed by Living New Deal to believe Greenwood Lake Turnpike). The dangerous stretch of road involved a 1,500-foot curve running along the north edge of the Wanaque Reservoir.
"The Dawn," a New Jersey WPA publication; October 1936 issue, page 25. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room. "Hazardous Curve Being Eliminated"; Bergen Herald, E. Paterson, NJ, Sept. 3, 1936.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 13, 2015.
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