BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS,
RECORD GROUP 30
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Supervised the cooperative federal-state highway construction program. Administered the highway beautification program and the highway construction phase of the Appalachian regional development program. Constructed defense highways and roads in national parks and forests. Conducted research in transportation and highway design.

Atlanta NAS Highway Project

atlanta nas street project

July 7, 1943

Dramatically increased activities at war-supporting facilities across the Southeast required improved highway access. This project...

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Bell Bomber Plant Highway Project

bELL BOMBER PROJECT

May 29, 1942

Workers at the Bell Bomber Plant in Marietta, Georgia manufactured 663 B-29 aircraft during the war. In order to support the start...

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Transportation Map of Atlanta Defense Area

Atlanta Transportation

1941

Before the construction of its major expressways, Atlanta's road network was unprepared for increased use during the war...

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