Street Improvements – Shelby MS

Description

PWA Project 1343 for street improvement in Shelby was approved 9/16/1938 for a grant of $20,454. Contracts were awarded 11/30/1938 and construction began 12/5/1938. Work was completed 3/22/1939 for a total cost of $47,638. Mississippi House Bill 23 authorized the town of Shelby to borrow funds to contribute to the PWA funds.

Source notes

Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal allotted projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 106.

In the House. (Jul 15, 1938). Daily Clarion-Ledger, p. 7.

Cities of state seek PWA grants. (Aug 10, 1938). Daily Clarion-Ledger, p. 1.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on November 4, 2019.

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Location Info


Shelby, Mississippi 38774

Location notes: Exact streets unknown.

Coordinates: 33.9509439, -90.76787809999996

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