Pedestrian Tunnel – El Reno

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Address:  South Rock Island Avenue El Reno, OK 73036 County: Canadian
Started:   Completed:  1936

Current Usage:

Description:

Built by the WPA in 1936, the pedestrian tunnel provided safe passage under U.S. Highway 66, and was used by children to get to an elementary school on the west side of the highway. The school no longer stands and this section of former Highway 66, now Rock Island Avenue, carries only local traffic.

Sources:

  1. The Living New Deal
  2. http://www.okladot.state.ok.us/memorial/route66/canadian/historical/town-range/site63.htm

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