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Opening the Glenwood-Massey Laneway

NEWS RELEASE                                 

Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1

519-255- 3200

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 7, 2017

Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury

Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

Paving the Way to Safety

- laneway opens at South Windsor schools -

A paved laneway connecting Norfolk St. to Liberty St. between Vincent Massey Secondary School and Glenwood Public School has been completed.

The 2 lane, one-way artery will provide a safe student drop off area for both schools and ease the traffic congestion in the vicinity each morning and afternoon. The GECDSB covered the entire $850,000 cost of the project from its school renewal grant provided by the Ministry of Education.

An official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening will be held on Thursday, November 9th at 8:00 a.m. at the laneway entrance on Norfolk, just west of Glenwood Public School. Representatives of the schools, the GECDSB, municipal government and the Windsor Traffic Enforcement department will be in attendance.

Communication has begun in both school communities to inform students and their families and educate them on the proper use of the laneway.

For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.