Street Paving – Aberdeen MS

Description

Public Works Administration project x1377 was approved for a grant of $33,750 on 9/17/1938. The total cost of improvements was approximately $75,000 and were reported to be “one of the most complete street paving system of any town its size in the state” (Street Paving, 1939, p. 3). The Trinidad Asphalt Corporation was the contractor. Construction began Dec. 8, 1938 and was completed Aug. 19, 1939.

Source notes

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

WPA Allotments. (Sept. 8, 1937). The Greenwood Commonwealth, p. 1.

Street Paving Work Pushed. (Sept. 3, 1939). Clarion-Ledger, p. 3.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 12, 2021.

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Location Info


Aberdeen, Mississippi 39730

Coordinates: 33.8251, -88.5437

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