The Works Progress Administration completed improvements work on Annaly Road in Frederiksted.
The Centerline Road in St. Croix was paved by Civilian Conservation Corps crews enrolled in Camp V-2. The work was completed so that the US President could drive from Frederiksted to Christiansted on a paved road, but mostly for the… read more
The Works Progress Administration and the Work Projects Administration established, maintained, and operated homestead communities at Estate Whim on St. Croix. The work was funded by a $46,000 emergency relief grant (1933-1940) to the Government of the Virgin Islands. The Estate Whim plantation spread… read more
The Works Progress Administration built new bathroom facilities at the Frederiksted Grammar School. Before becoming a public school, the building had served as a hospital and the Danish School. The site of the school is today occupied by the Arthur… read more
The Works Progress Administration built a new cistern and carried out the repairs and extension of the water and sewer systems, at Frederiksted Hospital. The plaque placed in 2004 by the St. Croix Historic Preservation Commission at the site of… read more
In 1934, the CWA performed repairs and improvements to the Frederiksted Public Grammar School.
A homestead housing program funded with the aid of a $45,000 grant from the Housing Commission and a $242,000 loan from Subsistence Homesteads Corporation, sought to improve housing conditions on the Virgin Islands. The program included housing on farm land… read more
The Works Progress Administration completed improvements on Jolly Hill Road on St. Croix. “Graded and constructed shoulders along this road for a distance of ¾ mile…straightening road.”
The Works Progress Administration completed hardsurfacing work on Lagoon Street in Frederiksted.
The Public Works Administration (PWA) carried out improvement work on Long Road in Frederiksted on St. Croix. The work consisted of the asphalting of a 1 and ½ miles segment of road.
The WPA carried out construction and improvements in Nordsidevej in St. Thomas. Road construction and improvements carried out by the WPA in the Virgin Islands typically included “clearing the old roadway […] widening existing curves, blasting rock from the road… read more
The Works Progress Administration installed a new sewer line on Queen Street in Frederiksted.