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Creating safer routes for students

Evergreen Elementary and Shelton High School students will soon have a safer path walking and biking to school.

Crews on March 27 began construction on three Safe to School projects. The city is creating crosswalks and other improvements on Shelton Springs Road at Shelton High School and the Huff'n'Puff Trail; Seventh and Franklin streets, across the street from Evergreen Elementary School; and two blocks away near Safeway, at Ninth and Franklin streets. Construction is expected to continue through May 25.

In July 2021, the city was awarded $770,103 in competition for state funding. The grant...


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