Homewood officials announced on Friday that Gottschalk Avenue will be blocked off at the intersection with 183rd Street starting Tuesday, July 19. The temporary closure will test the feasibility of making Gottschalk a permanent dead-end at that spot.
The test is expected to last one to two weeks.
On July 19, the village planned to block off northbound Gottschalk Avenue at 183rd Street for a one- to two-week test period. There have been accidents at the intersection, including one fatal pedestrian accident in 2015. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
The move is part . . .