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Eric Grant march2017

As a Cherry Creek flood control project begins, Governors Highway will be closed to through traffic between Flossmoor Road and 183rd Street.

John Brunke, Flossmoor’s public works director, said Thursday that the road closure starts June 12 and will last about two months.

Local traffic will be allowed on most of Governors Highway, a state road, while crews install two large culverts near Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s North Building. However, the road will need to be completely rebuilt where the culverts are being installed.

Flossmoor is partnering on the project with . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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