The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted improvement work along U.S. 9 just north of Keeseville, New York in 1939, including “widening, grading, shoulders, and installations of culverts and guard rails in addition to giving it a sub base of gravel.” Work was described as taking place along “Soper road from the intersection with Port Kent road … westerly from 1.1 miles toward Keeseville.” While neither Soper Road or Port Kent Road is a formal road name today, logic dictates that Soper Road is U.S. 9.
"W.P.A. Starts Work on Improved County R'ds" The Lake Placid News, May 12, 1939, page 7.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 28, 2015.
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