Route 9 Improvements – Keeseville NY

Description

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.

Source notes

"W.P.A. Starts Work on Improved County R'ds" The Lake Placid News, May 12, 1939, page 7.
http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn86033359/1939-05-12/ed-1/seq-7/

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 28, 2015.

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Location Info


Route 9
Keeseville, NY

Coordinates: 44.515413, -73.470869

2 comments on “Route 9 Improvements – Keeseville NY

  1. Sean Reines

    I live in Keeseville and need to call your attention to a mistake in the Description. “Super Road” is wrong, there is no such road of that name. Should be “Soper Road”—S-o-p-e-r. Contact me if you would like. Sean Reines

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