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Woodbine applies for funding to build accessible sidewalks

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Woodbine Mayor William Pikolycky and Borough Council members convene at the annual reorganization meeting Jan. 4.

WOODBINE — The borough has applied to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Small Cities Public Facilities Program for a grant to fund the construction and reconstruction of sidewalks, according to a press release.

The grant, which amounts to $400,000, would go toward the modification of sidewalks and curb ramps in the downtown, which is the most densely populated section of the borough, to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards.

The goal of the project is to ensure the safety of pedestrians, especially those with disabilities.

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