School route funding approved for San Elijo Hills

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Soon walking and bicycling to school should be safer for students in San Elijo Elementary with state funds announced on Monday.

The California Department of Transportation awarded $24 million statewide for its Safe Routes to School projects

San Elijo Elementary in San Elijo Hills: $84,150 for sidewalk and guardrail construction near San Elijo Elementary at San Elijo Road and Schoolhouse Way. A student was hit in this intersection in August of 2007 click here to read.

California was the first state to start a safe routes program in 1999, Caltrans said. To date, the state has awarded $268 million for such projects.  Source N Caltrans

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