- Perth Amboy, NJ
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels, Sidewalks and Stairs
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked on a land reclamation and shore beautification project on the south shore of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. As part of the project Water Street was improved and an all-new road, then named Raritan Parkway but now called Sadowski Parkway, was constructed by federal labor. Along the new road 8,800 feet of sidewalks were laid and 9,225 feet of curbing was installed.
Source notes"The Dawn," a New Jersey WPA publication; October 1936 issue, page 5. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room.
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 12, 2015.
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