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Parents Concerned about Dangerous Path Leading to 2 San Juan Schools

7 months 1 week 1 day ago Monday, December 10 2018 Dec 10, 2018 December 10, 2018 5:02 PM December 10, 2018 in News

SAN JUAN – A path to a San Juan school has parents concerned.

Some of the parents tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS their children have to walk along a busy stretch of road without sidewalk to get to both Austin Middle School and Sorenson Elementary.

"Our kids are in danger and they should build a sidewalk for them," says Florhilda Villa, a worried grandparent.

KRGV’s John Paul Barajas made a visit to San Juan City Hall to see what the city is doing about the issue.

The city manager, Ben Arjona, says the district was awarded $2.2 million to help students get to school safely and is expecting another award for the same amount at the end of the week.

If you’re a concerned parent in San Juan, call 223-2200 and ask for Arjona or the Department of Planning.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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