The facility now known as Jodrey State Fish Pier was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds during the Great Depression. The PWA supplied a grant of $522,046 for the project, whose total cost was $1,137,311. Construction occurred between April 1937 and Sept. 1938.
PWA Docket No. MA W1354
National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 13. http://goodmorninggloucester.wordpress.com/2013/07/16/then-and-now-state-fish-pier-1938/ http://www.salemnews.com/news/state-to-invest-m-on-jodrey-fish-pier-renovations/article_389db8d3-eff3-54ba-bf5d-2a789c83c514.html
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 3, 2016.
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