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MnDOT announces Safe Routes to School grants


Brainerd will get a $300,000 grant for its Safe Routes to School project.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation Thursday announced the recipients of $3.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School. The grants will support Safe Routes to School at 105 schools in 61 communities.

Construction in Brainerd is set to begin in summer 2014, said city engineer Jeff Hulsether. First, officials must meet to draft clear project plans and prepare construction plans.

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