Prospect Street Improvements – Montpelier VT

Montpelier’s 40th Annual Report details many roadwork projects undertaken in 1934 with Vermont Emergency Relief Administration (VERA) funds, including: “Prospect Street, rock excavation, grading and graveling”. Efforts were continued in subsequent years by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Road and Infrastructure Work – Proctor VT

New Deal funds supported extensive road and infrastructure work in the town of Proctor. The Selectmens report for 1933 mentions 7 highway projects and the extension of the sewer near Field St done by the C.W.A. starting Nov. 2nd 1933,… read more

Road Development – Barre VT

The City of Barre relied greatly on multiple federal relief programs for the improvement and development of its street network during the Great Depression. Such included reconstruction, grading, paving. Work also included related safety measures such as the construction of… read more

Street Improvements – Montpelier VT

Montpelier’s 40th (1935) Annual Report details many roadwork projects undertaken in 1934 with Vermont Emergency Relief Administration (VERA) funds. The 1936 annual report lists streets where VERA or Works Progress Administration (WPA) efforts were undertaken in 1935: Cherry Ave., Cliff… read more