Leadership

PUBLIC WORKS

Issue 22 and Volume 1889 6.

PUBLIC WORKS —The department of public works of New York, during the nine months ending September 30 expended $3,079,097. —The construction of a sewerage system is being agitated at Woonsocket, R. I. —A company is building a town near Whitesville, Ky., to be called Dupuyster. —Dennison, Tex., has let contracts amounting to $48,000 for sewerage. —There is talk of building a new stone bridge at Court street, Rochester, N. Y. —The building permits issued at Brooklyn, N. V’., last week numbered ninety-one, to cost $452,985. Thirty-eight buildings are to be of brick at an estimated cost of $333,400, and fiftythree of frame, valued at $119,585. This is an increase over the previous week of seventeen buildings and $66,385. It is also ahead of the corresponding week of 1888 by twenty-two structures and $129,200. —The Board of Estimate and Apportionment of New York this week heard a communication from C. B.…

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