The Washington School District expects to award a contract this month for the construction of safety vestibules at nine school buildings.
Bids for construction of a new elementary school also are being sought and a contract could be awarded by the end of February.
Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer discussed the projects with the school board Wednesday night.
The work is being funded through Prop S, a $26 million no-tax increase bond issue approved by voters in April 2019.
The Prop S fund also will be used to purchase visitor management systems and make ADA accessibility improvements districtwide.
The new elementary school will replace the aging and outdated