Are they building sidewalks near Briar Middle School?
Yes. Windamere Lane is among several streets set for significant safety upgrades.
The state's transportation department awarded Perkins with $492,000 to build or create sidewalks near Briar Middle School. It's part of an initiative to make or enhance pathways children would take to and from school safer.
The sidewalks should be completed sometime before 2014 ends.
Other traffic plans call for installing traffic signals and roadway crossings in some areas by the school.