Alburg VT Bridge to Rouses Point NY, 1939National Archives Record Group 135-SAR. Photographer: Walter Rosenblum.
The former toll bridge connecting Alburg, Vermont and Rouses Point, New York, which carried U.S. 2 across Lake Champlain, was constructed between 1936 and 1937 with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The bridge was replaced with a no-toll bridge 50 years later. The PWA provided a $343,131 grant toward the $768,555 total cost of the project.[PWA Docket No. VT [W]1011.]
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 42.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 31, 2014.
Additional contributions by Brent McKee, February 13, 2018.
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