Richmond Avenue railway overpass, with 1939 stamp
The bridge carrying the the newly raised Staten Island Railway over Richmond Avenue was built in 1939, as one link in a large grade crossing removal project sponsored by the Public Works Administration (PWA). The bridge bears a 1939 date stamp.
The New York Times: "$3,000,000 PWA JOB STARTS HERE TODAY: Work of Eliminating 15 Grade Crossings on Staten Island to Take 18 Months," July 13, 1938.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 8, 2018.
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