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.