County Road Improvements – Burdick KS

City:
Burdick, KS

Site Type:
Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels, Infrastructure and Utilities, Culverts & Drainage

New Deal Agencies:
Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs

Description

The Work Projects Administration (WPA) conducted a road improvement project on a county road “between Burdick and highway 50N” (now U.S. 56), which Living New Deal believes to be 2800 Rd., grading, graveling, and improving the road. Existing culverts were enlarged to a width of 28 feet.

Source notes

"Start New WPA Project," Council Grove Republican, Oct. 17, 1941 (pg. 1): https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/343850807/

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 6, 2023.

Location Info


2700 Rd
Burdick, KS

Coordinates: 38.615622, -96.838085

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