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D161 reviewing traffic flow issues, particularly with Western Avenue backups

A compliment about one traffic-related issue led to questions about others for Flossmoor School District 161. Board Member David Linnear commended administrators during a school board meeting held Monday, Oct. 25, on their handling of a crosswalk situation at Heather Hill Elementary School. But he asked what was being done to examine whether traffic flow issues exist at other schools because of rerouting related to COVID-19 protocols, as well as what can be done to address those concerns.

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