Road Development – Barre VT

Description

The City of Barre relied greatly on multiple federal relief programs for the improvement and development of its street network during the Great Depression. Such included reconstruction, grading, paving. Work also included related safety measures such as the construction of retaining walls and guard rails.

The National Youth Administration (N.Y.A.) contributed by landscaping streets.

Source notes

Annual Report of the City of Barre, 1935 (pp. 55, 56).
Annual Report of the City of Barre, 1938 (pp. 34, 51).
Annual Report of the City of Barre, 1939 (pp. 62-5).
Annual Report of the City of Barre, 1940 (pp. 41, 43).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 18, 2017.

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Location Info


Park St.
Barre, VT

Location notes: One site of W.P.A. work in 1939

Coordinates: 44.199798, -72.496152

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