Road Resurfacing – Plattsburgh NY

City:
Plattsburgh, NY

Site Type:
Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels

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

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) curbed and resurfaced many north-south local roads west of downtown Plattsburgh in 1936, including Grace, Lafayette, and Champlain Streets.

Source notes

"Street, Road Construction Pushed Here;" Plattsburgh Daily Press, Aug. 29, 1936, page 3. https://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn84031094/1936-08-29/ed-1/seq-3/

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 26, 2015.

Location Info


Plattsburgh, NY

Coordinates: 44.701179, -73.462671

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