NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Newtown officials say work crews will soon be installing a black iron fence that will block the driveway of the school where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators in December.
The News-Times reports (http://bit.ly/14XBzsZ ) the fence will replace concrete barriers and orange traffic cones that currently block the entrance to Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Town officials have approved a plan to tear down the school and build a new one on the same property. A new driveway would be built a short distance from the current one.
Officials are planning use a $50 million state grant for construction. Town residents must approve the rebuilding plan.
Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza shot the 26 children and adults to death and killed himself, after fatally shooting his mother at their Newtown home.
Information from: The News-Times, http://www.newstimes.com
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