- Montpelier, VT
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Sidewalks and Stairs, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels, Sanitation and Water Disposal
- New Deal Agencies:
- Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
Montpelier’s 1937 Annual Report details roadwork projects undertaken in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) funds, including: “Berlin Street from River Street to the City line and a portion of Winooski Avenue received tar treatment for the first time.” Sewers were installed by the WPA as well, e.g.: “622 feet of 6-inch tile was laid on Berlin St.” Sidewalk work that year included 633 feet of tar walks along the west side of Berlin Street heading south from River Street, an area of 284 square yards.
Annual Report of the City of Montpelier, 1937 (pp. 54, 58, 60, 64).
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 22, 2018.
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