Homewood and Flossmoor will benefit from $127.9 million being awarded through the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) that is expanding travel options and enhancing quality of life in communities throughout the state. Among the grants awarded was nearly $1.2 million for Flossmoor’s downtown streetscape project and $232,875 for Homewood’s 183rd traffic diet project. Both projects[Read More…]
A graphic from the 183rd Street Traffic Study conducted by Burns and McDonnell shows the number of crashes at points along the street. Click on the image for a larger version. A study examining 183rd Street traffic patterns and ways to address safety concerns of Homewood trustees and residents was[Read More…]
Homewood trustees are expected to approve the nomination of Chenise “Cece” Belue to fill the seat vacated when Barbara Dawkins resigned recently. Dawkins accepted an appointment as a judge with the Cook County Circuit Court. Belue is a former member of the Homewood Public Library Board of Directors. The trustees[Read More…]
Motorists will have to go around a section of Ridge Road from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 30, while a film crew works in the area. Village officials said Ridge will be closed to all traffic from Dixie Highway to Ashland Avenue. Dixie Highway also will close[Read More…]
Oak Meadow Energy LLC of Boston has proposed building and operating a 1,250 megawatt electricity generating plant on 75 acres of land on the southeast corner of Glenwood. Residents opposing a proposed gas-fired power plant packed a Glenwood Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Tuesday, and while they did not stop the[Read More…]
Traffic patterns for cars and trucks in downtown Flossmoor will not change following approval of a plan designed to make crossing Sterling Avenue a safer experience. However, pedestrians will be asked to alter their trek across Sterling at the traffic island just west of the Metra station. This images[Read More…]
Flossmoor officials and residents met downtown Friday to discuss safety concerns regarding traffic around the island on Sterling Avenue.