public works

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Technical projects, often construction or engineering, carried out by the government on behalf of the community
structures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks) constructed at government expense for public use
Public works are buildings, roads, and other projects that are built by the government or state for the public. Construction projects, such as highways or dams, financed by public funds and constructed by a government for the benefit or use of the general public. buildings such as hospitals, roads, hospitals ports etc that are built and paid for by the government
jobs that have a public use
Public Works Administration
U.S. government agency (1933-39). It was established as part of the New Deal to reduce unemployment through the construction of highways and public buildings. Authorized by the National Industrial Recovery Act (1933) and administered by Harold Ickes, it spent about $4 billion to build schools, courthouses, city halls, public-health facilities, and roads, bridges, dams, and subways. It was gradually dismantled as the country moved to a military-industrial economy during World War II
Public Works Department
governmental department that oversees the building and designing of public areas for public use and with public funds (i.e. roadwork, water pipes, etc.)
Public Works of Art Project
First of the U.S. federal art programs conceived as part of the New Deal during the Great Depression. Organized in 1933, it provided work to thousands of unemployed artists. PWAP projects (many of which were left unfinished) included some 7,000 easel paintings and watercolours, 1,400 murals and sculptures, 2,500 works of graphic art, and numerous other works designated to embellish nonfederal public buildings and parks. Prominent works include the murals in San Francisco's Coit Memorial Tower, Grant Wood's mural at Iowa State College, and Ben Shahn's mural designs on the theme of Prohibition. Many projects left incomplete when the PWAP ended in 1934 were finished under the WPA Federal Art Project
department of public works
governmental division concerned with works constructed for public use (roads, schools, dams, etc.)
public works