- Mount Vernon, Yonkers, NY
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels
- New Deal Agencies:
- Public Works Funding, Public Works Administration (PWA)
Interchange Bridge, which carries Cross County Parkway across the Bronx River Parkway at the western border of Mount Vernon, New York (at Yonkers) was constructed during the Great Depression with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $62,424 grant; the total cost of the project was $88,695. Construction occurred between August 1938 and November 1939.
The concrete arch bridge, whose total length is 690 feet, was rehabilitated in 1985.
(PWA Docket No. NY [W]1504)
Source notesNational Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 27. https://bridgehunter.com/ny/westchester/5501209/
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 26, 2014.
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