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Homewood officials to present first phase of 183rd Street improvement plan

Village staff will present to the Homewood Board of Trustees an initial plan for addressing safety issues on 183rd Street at the board's regular meeting Tuesday, March 22.

The plan is the next step in a process started when the village commissioned a traffic study last year that included an analysis of safety issues along the thoroughfare and suggestions for addressing problems.

The first phase could include:

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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