Posts Tagged ‘Safe Routes to School’

Railing work completed on Broadway

Goreville welder Alex Knight works on installing railing last week as part of the Safe Routes to School project, which brought wheelchair access to downtown Goreville as well as construction of a path to connect W. Collins St. ...


Summertime on Broadway

Goreville life-long resident and raconteur Bill Kelley stops to chat with Lawanda Billingsley for a few minutes before continuing on down Broadway to inspect the Safe Routes to School project.


Safe Routes nears completion

Concrete finisher James Ealey, of E.T. Simonds, helps to prepare the molding for the handicap accessibility ramp on Broadway in downtown Goreville as part of the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School p...


Construction started on Safe Routes paths

Construction on the long-awaited Safe Routes to School sidewalk began last week with crews from E.T. Simonds Construction Company preparing ground for concrete pours expected to take place over the coming weeks. The project is ...



Village of Goreville to begin Safe Routes construction in fall

The Village of Goreville board members met in a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening in which a tentative time frame for the new Safe Routes to School sidewalk constructions was set to possibly begin in September. No furt...


Transportation Bill determines dollars to Johnson County

As the countdown draws nearer to the current Transportation Bill’s expiration date of June 30, Johnson County’s stone quarries wait on the edge of their seats while members of the House debate its future and inevita...


Goreville moves forward on Safe Routes to School project

The Goreville Village Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which payments for the design and drafting of a walkway from the school to the Village Park was approved, moving the project forward despite concerns f...