- Westerly, RI
- Site Type:
- Airports, Infrastructure and Utilities
- New Deal Agencies:
- Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted a massive improvement and development project at what was then a municipal airport (now Westerly State Airport), in Westerly, Rhode Island.
Description: “Excavate, grade, surface runways install lighting and drainage at the Westerly Airport.”
WPA Project No. 165‐1‐16‐135; $1,149,411. Sponsor: State of Rhode Island
Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-171).
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 10, 2023.
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