Puueo Bridge – Hilo HI

Description

Puueo Bridge, crossing the Wailuku River and connecting Puueo and Keawe Streets in Hilo, Hawaii, was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds in 1938. The PWA contributed a grant of $45,000 to the project, which cost $113,730. Construction on the bridge began Jan. 19, 1938 and was completed Oct. 8, 1938. The project, listed as Docket No. TH-1062-DS, was part of the PWA’s non federal projects expenditures for the Territory of Hawaii, 1938-1939.

Source notes

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 220.

Hawaii State Archives, GOV8-18, U.S. Departments, Emergency Relief – Works Progress Administration.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 29, 2014.

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Location Info


Puueo St.
Hilo, HI

Coordinates: 19.727215, -155.088846

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