Sewers – Cranston RI

City:
Cranston, RI

Site Type:
Infrastructure and Utilities, Sanitation and Water Disposal

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

Description

WPA labor and funds assisted in the construction of Cranston’s massive sewer construction project. There is even a photo of an unusual WPA manhole cover.

Source notes

"Cranston and Its Mayors: A History" by Steven Frias (page 48) https://www.flickr.com/photos/78348039@N03/14023596661/

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 15, 2013.

Location Info


Cranston, RI Providence County

Location notes: Location is general marker for city of Cranston.

Coordinates: 41.780, -71.437

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