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Flossmoor to receive $1.5 million grant for downtown flooding fixes

Flooded Dixie Hwy viaduct /Image courtesy of Captured News on Twitter


The Village of Flossmoor is to receive a $1.5 million grant to put toward its downtown flooding fixes.

Mayor Paul Braun announced just before the end of the Village Board’s regular meeting held Monday, Nov. 16 via  Zoom that the Army Corps of Engineers notified the village it was awarded $1.5 million. Flossmoor is obligated to contribute another $500,000 to the project upon receiving that grant. Braun said that is a big chunk of the proceeds from the recently approved $10 million bond referendum that will not have to go toward work on the Flossmoor Road viaduct — and areas upstream in Heather Hill and the neighborhood north of downtown — to address flooding…Please click here to read Bill Jones’ story in the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle.

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