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City Spotlights Sidewalk Repairs Near Schools

10/3/2012


IPS School 105 is among about 100 Marion County schools where sidewalks have been repaired. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman)

Wednesday's International Walk to School Day gave Indianapolis an opening to brag about recent street and sidewalk improvements.

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The city's "Rebuild Indy" program has spent 375-million dollars on street and sidewalk repair, including areas around about 100 schools.

City Engineer Andy Lutz welcomed students at I-P-S School 105 on the east side, where crews have fixed cracked sidewalks, painted a crosswalk, and added curb cuts and a bus dropoff circle. Principal Paula Patterson says it's a noticeable improvement.

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