Lomita Storm Drain Construction"Photo shows WPA workmen excavating for the Lomita Storm Drain." - WPA Photo, National Archives and Records Administration
From the WPA photo below:
"With the completion of WPA's Lomita Storm Drain Project, the first unit of which will be finished next month, flood conditions of last spring and winter, which closed the western end of Vermont Avenue, will be relieved. Sponsored by Los Angeles County this project represents one unit of the #3,750,000 county-wide WPA program for the construction and improvement of flood control and drainage facilities. The unit now nearing completion Will cost an estimated $430,000."
The project took 481 workers 3 months to finish.
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