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District 161 board to consider funding Western Avenue School traffic study

The Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education has discussed commissioning a traffic study to seek improvements for peak arrival and dismissal periods. At the board meeting Tuesday, Jan. 11, the board will consider a motion to approve the $7,500 study.

In other business, the board will consider a Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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