Drainage pipes are ready to be installed, but equipment is parked as a quarry strike has stopped work on the Berry Lane drainage project in Flossmoor. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
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Berry Lane drainage improvements delayed by limestone quarry strike

A strike at a local limestone quarry that already had impacted projects at one local school district now has put a long-awaited Flossmoor project on hold, as well.

Flossmoor Public Works Director John Brunke told the village board Monday, June 20, that a union strike that includes Thornton’s limestone quarry led to work being paused on the village’s long-awaited Berry Lane Drainage Improvement project. The Local 150 strike, which began June 7 and is impacting three local quarries, already Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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