Silver Bow County Road Improvements – Butte MT

Description

Montana’s Big Timber Pioneer newspaper reported in May 1938:
“WPA authorities approved a $428,640 improvement project for Silver Bow county roads, streets and bridges… The project will improve 152 miles of county highways.”

An estimated 500 WPA laborers were to be employed on this project.

In September, the same newspaper reported that the WPA had allocated $1,102,751 for such projects during August 1938.

Source notes

"Treasure State News in Brief"; Big Timber Pioneer, May 19, 1938, page 2.
"State WPA Projects Total $10,000,000 Since March"; Big Timber Pioneer, Sept. 1, 1938 (page 3).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 24, 2014.

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Location Info


Butte, MT

Location notes: Butte is the seat of Silver Bow county. Location is general marker for the area.

Coordinates: 46.0038232, -112.53477759999998

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