Hurricane Reconstruction – Walpole NH

Description

Extensive reconstruction was accomplished in Walpole by the W.P.A. after the hurricane of 1938.

1938
Watkins Hill Road
Total, $1,000 00
2,650 ft. of road completed.
4 culverts installed.
2 miles of roadsides brushed and burned.
W. P. A. labor used on this road.

W.P.A. Fund
Total, $499 49
This fund was used for gravelling mud-holes and clearing roadsides and to carry on W. P. A. projects.

$3,500 00
Ash street:
640 ft. tile laid.
3 manholes built with old ones hooked on.
Pine and Spruce streets:
751 ft. tile pipe laid.
7 man holes built with old ones hooked on.
W. P. A. furnished labor used on these streets.

March Hill Road
Total, $1,072 85
2,800 ft. of road built.
6 culverts installed.
2 miles of roadside brushed, cleared and burned.
Some W. P. A. labor was also used on this road.

South Street
$1,000 00
780 ft. of tile laid.
7 new man holes built.
W. P. A. furnished labor used on this street.

1939
W.P.A. Fund Total, $1,572 32

Kingsbury Road
Total, $1,068.29
3.000 ft. of 16 ft. gravel road constructed.
W. P. A. furnished labor on this road.

South Street
Total, $563 10
1,000 ft. of 18 ft. tar treated road constructed.
W. P. A. furnished labor on this street.

March Hill Road
Total $1,115.20
2,300 ft. of 16 ft, gravel road constructed.
W. P. A. furnished labor on this road.

Pine, Spruce, School, & Maple Streets
Total, $2,534.17
1,300 ft. of 18 ft. crushed rock road built.
W. P. A. labor used on these streets.

Total, $804 57
Brewery road, 500 ft. of 16 ft. gravel road built.
Wolfel road, 550 ft. of 16 ft. gravel road built.
Parking space 26 ft. x 87 ft. built.
W. P. A. labor used on these roads.

School Drainage Project
Total, $553.63
1.646 ft. of tile laid.
14 new manholes.
2 old manholes hooked on.
W. P. A. labor used on this project.

Source notes

ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE Town Officers OF WALPOLE, N. H.

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on October 27, 2014.

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Walpole, NH 03068

Coordinates: 43.110116, -72.42265729999997

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