Public Works Administration
Building public works, Building the economy!
Services of the PWA
The PWA built many roads, airports, subways, and aircrafts to support rising industries. The PWA built schools to help educate society. The PWA built sewage plants, courthouses, city halls, and public health facilities to make citizen life easier and help promote purchasing power.
Bonneville Power Dam
This was built by the PWA in Oregon.
This is an image of a housing development built by the PWA for African-Americans.
This bridge is a project of the PWA. In this picture the bridge is under construction in Oregon.
- The PWA was abolished in June 1941 because of the approaching war and its effect on the economy, and because of a failed housing project.