Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School Grant

Construction Start: mid-July
Construction Completion: late October
  • Grant to complete the sidewalk network in the Southfield Village Estates subdivision to serve students of Thompson International Academy, Yeshiva Beth Yehuda and Beth Jacob schools
  • Includes a pedestrian crossing at 10 Mile Road, west of Fairfax
    • 25MPH school speed limit when flashing
  • Includes a pedestrian crossing with a HAWK signal at 11 Mile Road, east of Fairfield
    • Stops traffic with red light signal, activated when pedestrians push the button
  • $923,250 investment, with approximately $600,000 in Federal Transportation Alternative (TAP) grant funds and the remainder paid by the Southfield Streets Improvement bond funds