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Local Road Safety Plan highlights Flossmoor areas of concern, proposes improvements

Flossmoor learned more this week about how it can make roads in the village safer, following a two-year study.

The Local Road Safety Plan presented Monday, June 20, to the village board is the result of a grant awarded to Flossmoor by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. Representatives from Jacobs Engineering presented the results of the work and discussed what comes next.

“We are so excited to be talking about the Local Road Safety Plan,” Mayor Michelle Nelson said. “I feel like we’ve been waiting for this for a while, so it . . .

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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