Street Improvements – Enumclaw WA

Description

“A city-wide WPA street construction and paving project 1s scheduled to get under way at Enumclaw, Monday, November 8 [1937], with the aid of $12,160 in WPA funds and labor from the relief rolls, Don G. Abel, state Works Progress Administrator announced yesterday.

Meeting the WPA allotment for the needed improvement, the City of Enumclaw is providing $15,44o, for materials and equipment for the project, which calls for the building of streets and alleys by excavating, paving, placing curbs, constructing catch basins, laying pipe drains and performing incidental work. About 25 men will begin operations with increasing enrollment as the work progresses.”

Source notes

WPA Press Release [#315], Nov. 5, 1937, [page 16]:
http://www.sos.wa.gov/legacy/images/publications/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400.pdf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 25, 2014.

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Location Info


Enumclaw, WA

Location notes: General marker for Enumclaw

Coordinates: 47.204, -121.991

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