- Gaviota, CA
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels
- New Deal Agencies:
- Public Works Funding, National Recovery Administration (NRA)
The National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) helped finance the modernization of 4 1/2 miles of what is today State Route 1 and Interstate 101 through an unincorporated area 30 miles west of Santa Barbara from a twisty and dangerous 2 lane road into a 4 lane highway. The cost of construction was $65,000 per mile.
Source notesSeptember 1934 issue of California Highway and Public Works magazine
Site originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on November 18, 2014.
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