Officials in one tri-state school district say getting kids on the bus and home after school is a headache, and now they're making changes to make the process easier.
They say this lane behind Fort Madison Middle School is too narrow and it's slowing down the process of getting kids home.
The district just approved a project that would widen the lane by 12 feet in hopes of solving the congestion problem with buses in the afternoon.
"It's going to allow buses to pass each other. There's two curves in that road like it is. It looks great, but it's not functional. Even in the morning, there's some issues in the morning too, but not like the afternoon to allow buses to pass each other going in and out," said Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Marang.
The project will cost the school district $97,000.
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