Municipal Improvements – Rockville MD

Description

According to records in the National Archives, the WPA did extensive work in Rockville. They laid sewer extensions on multiple streets in 1936. In 1939, work included: “Improv[ing] public thoroughfares throughout the town of Rockville…including constructing curbs, gutters, and sidewalks, draining, paving, installing subsurface utilities, landscaping and performing incidental and appurtenant work.”

Source notes

National Archives, Record Group 69, “Microfilmed Index to WPA Projects.”

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee - wpatoday.org on June 10, 2013.

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Location Info


Rockville, MD

Location notes: Location marker is general marker for the city of Rockville.

Coordinates: 39.0839973, -77.15275780000002

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