In Astrakhan, before the start of the new school year, the condition of the road infrastructure located near the schools was checked. The work was carried out by employees of the State Traffic Inspectorate, reports August 31 “Astrakhan 24”…
During the raid, flaws were identified at each site. Thus, about 217 schools had no road signs, 190 schools had flashing traffic lights, and 120 schools had road markings. All violations were to be corrected before September 1, it is not reported whether the work was completed on time.
During the monitoring, specialists also checked the health of school buses and their drivers for violations and fines.
From September 1 until the middle of the month, traffic police officers will be on duty at schools. On Knowledge Day, more than 1,000 police officers will provide security.
On August 29, it was reported that 250 million rubles were allocated from the budget of the Astrakhan region for urgent repair work in schools. They should be completed by December 2021. Educational institutions in municipalities have already begun to receive funds to replace the roof, old windows, and repair bathrooms.