SEATAC — Students are making their way to River Ridge Elementary on new sidewalks this fall, instead of risking their lives on the roadside next to cars and trucks.

Unlike many public works jobs in the Puget Sound region, this one got done on time. The Kent School District, city of SeaTac and contractor Northwest Cascade met a demanding deadline: Build nearly the entire 1,500-foot sidewalk in under nine weeks, between the end of classes June 23 and the start of this school year Aug. 23.






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