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Dixie Highway resurfacing project underway

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that resurfacing of Dixie Highway from Chicago Road (Illinois 1) in Chicago Heights to 183rd Street in Homewood, passing through Flossmoor, will require daily, intermittent lane closures that began Monday, May 3. 

The $3.1 million project consists of resurfacing the 3.5-mile stretch of Dixie Highway and constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps. 

Access to residences and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction, which is expected to be completed in late October. 

Motorists can expect delays and should . . .

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Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

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