Councillors approved a £200,000 investment to upgrade nurseries in the north-east.
Part of a north-east road is to close for two weeks for work to repair the carriageway.
Police have criticised North-east parents for putting youngsters at risk by speeding while ferrying their children to school.
Concerns have been raised over the condition of a road used by AWPR construction traffic.
A North-east road is set to reopen two weeks early.
North-east residents have grilled AWPR managers over "nightmare" traffic, slow road repairs and crash fears, in advance of the closure of a major road for 14 weeks.