Some mother and father at Bridgeport Public Faculty in Kitchener are annoyed as highway building on Bridge Road continues to impression visitors within the space.

The Area of Waterloo is reconstructing Bridge Road, whereas additionally putting in a brand new pedestrian crossing close to the college. The work started in June and is predicted to final till October.

Solely native visitors is allowed down the highway and the college parking zone is just open to employees. Consequently, mother and father are compelled to search out parking down the road and stroll.

“It’s been fairly the trek. My daughter truly thought faculty was going to be cancelled as a result of the development has been happening for fairly a couple of months now,” Nicole Cairndy stated.

Just one aspect of the sidewalk stays open, which may trigger congestion for the 430 junior kindergarten to grade six college students leaving the college. Pedestrians are additionally warned by the college to stroll with warning.

“I imply there’s a bit guard rail however sadly it’s not very secure when you might have little ones,” Cairndy stated.

“The sidewalks being loads smaller, it’s a giant inconvenience. Hopefully, it’s completed quickly however we’ll see I assume,” Amanda Richmond stated.

Based on Cairndy, the development has additionally compelled her to vary her every day schedule to be on time for when her baby is set free.

Faculty buses are nonetheless being allowed down the highway. Based on Scholar Transportation Providers of Waterloo Area, drivers work collaboratively with the Area at planning time to make sure a secure service.

“Some tasks are prolonged into the college yr, and we work across the disturbances,” Benoit Bourgault, the Normal Supervisor of Scholar Transportation Providers of Waterloo Area stated in an e mail.