A mostly federally-funded project to increase pedestrian safety near four Richmond elementary schools is forward movement after Richmond City Council approved awarding a legal contract to?Ghilotti Bros., Inc.
The street improvements include new safety signs, in-roadway flashing lights, ADA-compliant curb ramps, pavement striping and markings near Ford, Grant, King, and Lincoln elementary schools in Richmond, reported by city documents.
The photo above, due to the city, is from a previously completed Safe Routes project near Nystrom Elementary.
The enhancement should make it safer for individuals and also their families to reach you leave their schools.
The construction is funded through the $412,167 federal Safe Routes to highschool Cycle 1 grant, having a local contribution of?75,708 in Measure J funds.
Check back on an update over the timeline whenever construction with this project is predicted to get started on and end.
The federal Safe Routes program entered effect in August of 2005 and emphasizes community collaboration during the expansion of projects that incorporate components of the five E’s C education, encouragement, engineering, enforcement and evaluation.