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Webster Parish School Board addresses Traffic Woes at J.A. Phillips, Webster Junior High schools

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Webster Parish School Board members listen to Architect Perry Watson as he discusses the traffic flow issues at J.A. Phillips Middle School and Webster Junior High School. He also discussed the construction timeline, saying the project would be complete by July 2017. Michelle Bates/Press-Herald

Traffic control is still a concern among administrators at both J.A. Phillips Middle School and Webster Junior High School.

With construction about to begin at both campuses in the coming months, WJHS Principal Bewanchi Sheppard still had concerns about traffic control with the addition of at least 200 students. She says extending the covered walkway all the way to Gymnasium Drive has been discussed.

“We talked about extending the shed to the stop sign on Gymnasium Drive,” she said. “That way, those buses can go out farther. Especially on rainy days, parents will hold the driveway up because they don’t want their

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