Project type: Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels
Completed: 1939View Project in a Separate Window
The WPA carried out construction and improvements on Hassel Island in Charlotte Amalie. Road construction and improvements carried out by the WPA in the Virgin Islands typically included “clearing the old roadway […] widening existing curves, blasting rock from the road surface and drains, relocating where necessary, installing culverts, preparing the subgrade and placing the bituminous macadam surface.”
National Archives, RG 55, Records of the Government of the Virgin Islands, Correspondence and related records, WPA Programs in the V.I., 1938-44, Box 2.
Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on August 30, 2017.
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