The Groundbreaking Ceremony for the La Feria’s Safe Routes to School Project was held in conjunction with the Texas Department of Transportation on December 18, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Mayor Steve Brewer welcomed Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., District 27 and Representative Oscar Longoria, District 35 who joined TxDOT representatives and local city and school officials. The Safe Routes to School Project consists of constructing sidewalks, installing crosswalks and installing school zone flashers along routes to school in the vicinity of the La Feria Independent School District. Funding for the project in the amount of $575,000 is available through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation and the bid award was made to the lowest and most responsible bidder Valley Infrastructure, Inc. from Edinburg, Texas. The contractor will begin work soon. See photos by clicking read more.