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Municipal Street Improvements – Abilene TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 26.953 W 099° 44.132
14S E 430864 N 3590467
Quick Description: Two underpasses were constructed under T&P Railroad Tracks at Cedar Street and Pine Street.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 8/7/2019 8:20:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM1131Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
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Long Description:
Living New Deal

The Abilene Reporter-News discusses a WPA project undertaken in 1936, one which helped to unify downtown Abilene:

“One of the most practical projects, still affecting thousands of Abilenians each day, was the raising of the railroad tracks in downtown Abilene in 1936 and the building of underpasses. The underpasses allowed motorists and pedestrians access between the city’s north and south sides without waiting for trains to pass.”

Project type: Bridge

Date built or created: 1936

Location: Abilene, Texas Railroad Bridges

City: Abilene

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

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