Silver Street Underpass
The grade separation underpass that brings Silver Street under what is now Rail Street in Negaunee MI was constructed as a joint federal-state project in 1936. Construction was undertaken as part of a federal Grade Crossing Project.
The plaque on site states that the project was part of the U.S. Works Program, but that seems to be a mistake. It was likely paid for either by the Public Works Administration (PWA) or Bureau of Public Roads (BPR).
U. S. Works Program
Grade Crossing Project
X6 of 52-9-2
WPGM 374 A
Built Jointly by Federal Government and State Highway Department
with cooperation of
Duluth South Short & Atlantic RR.
Chicago & Northwestern RR.
City of Negaunee
under supervision of
Murray O. Van Wagoner
State Highway Commissioner
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 8, 2017.
Additional contributions by Richard A Walker.
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