Connecticut River Sea Wall – South Hadley MA

Description

Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) laborers conducted the following work:

South Hadley has the largest project in operation — the construction of a large sea-wall along the east bank of the Connecticut River below the Holyoke dam. Majority of projects involve rip-rap work along the river bank, the building of dikes and retaining walls.

The status of this project is unknown to Living New Deal

Source notes

Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Nov. 10, 1936 (pg. 4)
http://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 20, 2017.

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Location Info


South Hadley, MA

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 42.214086, -72.597538

One comment on “Connecticut River Sea Wall – South Hadley MA

  1. Dianna Lyman

    Traprock was blasted from our Lyman property on Hadley Street to underlay Rt. 47 in So. Hadley for paving in the 1930’s. Was this a WPA project? Would appreciate any information you could give me.
    Thank you,
    Dianna Lyman

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