Pepperbox Road – Laurel DE

Description

Delaware utilized substantial federal resources in developing and improving its road network during the Great Depression. Among the dozens of projects undertaken by the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) during 1934 was construction along Pepperbox Road from the Maryland border, through the locality of Ward[s], to Pepperbox.

An average of 1,410 were put to work each week during 1934 as a result of the CWA’s road, sidewalk, bridge, and other related infrastructure efforts in Delaware.

 

Source notes

Annual Report of the Chief Engineer State Highway Department, 1934 (pg. 43-53):
http://www.deldot.gov/archaeology/historic_pres/annual_reports/pdf/1934/annual_1934_chief.pdf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on June 12, 2016.

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Location Info


Laurel, DE

Location notes: Location of place name of Pepperbox

Coordinates: 38.541902, -75.477091

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