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H-F experiences flooding in the usual spots from recent rains; IDOT reminds public to stay safe around flood waters

After a week of almost daily heavy rain, the weather relented for a nice holiday weekend, but during the rainy week, the usual local flooding problems occurred.

In Flossmoor, the Flossmoor Road viaduct had to be closed to traffic several times early last week, according to Public Works Director John Brunke. 

Several temporary street closures were also required, mostly in places that are frequently vulnerable to flooding, including Berry Lane, Dartmouth Road and Evans Road, Brunke said. 

In Homewood, the Dixie Highway viaduct was closed three times during the rainy period. The 183rd Street viaduct, which has . . .

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