Storm Sewers – Houston TX

Description

A large sewer construction project in Houston, Texas was enabled during the Great Depression byfederal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a grant covering nearly half the total cost of the project ($310,053 of $676,777, not adjusted for inflation). Work occurred between December 1937 and May 1939.

(PWA Docket No. TX [W]1142)

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 183.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 4, 2014.

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Location Info


Houston, TX

Location notes: General location marker for Houston

Coordinates: 29.760, -95.369

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