The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a grant for the construction of an underpass to carry Leesville Avenue under the train tracks in Avenel, Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. The project was undertaken as part of a larger grade crossing elimination initiative during that era. The PWA provided a grant of $49,635 for the project, whose total cost was $105,455.
PWA Docket No. NJ [W]1103
Source: 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 18.
New Jersey Board of Public Utility Commissioners, 1937 Report (pg. 72): https://dspace.njstatelib.org:8080/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10929/33076/1937.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y (accessed Mar. 2018)
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Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 26, 2018.
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