By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Making it safe to walk to school

Safe Routes project at high school / Betz Elementary winds up


Last updated 10/15/2020 at 9:01am

John McCallum

Part of the Safe Routes to Schools construction at Cheney High and Betz Elementary schools will feature a path through Hagelin Park.

CHENEY – Construction crews will be soon wrapping up a project that should make pedestrian and bicycle travel safer in the neighborhood around Cheney High and Betz Elementary schools.

The work improving sidewalks, crosswalks, curbs and adding extra signage is being funded by a grant from the Safe Routes to Schools Program, part of a national program with grant funding awarded from the Washington State Department of Transportation. Earlier this year, the school district received $598,619 in grant funding from WSDOT for the $748,273 project - funding that is being passed through the city of...

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