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Fatal accidents spurred railroad to build Dixie Highway viaduct

Deadly traffic accidents in the early years of the last century served as the catalyst for the decision to eliminate all grade rail crossings along the Illinois Central line between downtown Chicago and Matteson-Richton.

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