Paving Defects On Roosevelt Road Leave Forest Park Officials Hot

Monday, August 19, 2019 || By Maria Maxham/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Despite the fact that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) project on Roosevelt Road was completed in October 2017, almost two years ago, serious issues with cracking asphalt have still not been fixed, and it’s unclear who will take responsibility or when the road will be repaired.

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Maywood Approves $1M Worth Of Capital Improvements

Friday, August 2, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The exterior of the Maywood Masonic Temple, after the building’s cornice was removed in 2018. | File 

During a regular meeting on July 9, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously approved more than $1 million in two major contracts related to capital improvements throughout the village. Trustee Melvin Lightford, who had phoned into the meeting from another location, was not on the phone during the vote. The contracts were voted on as part of a larger omnibus agenda. 

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River Forest Residents Reach Out To Proviso Suburbs While Protesting Rail Project

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Congressman Danny Davis will hold a town hall meeting on Aug. 27 to discuss resident concerns, particularly around what they say is an inadequate barrier off the access road. | Submitted photo

Last June, River Forest residents noticed workers cutting down 17 trees along the Union Pacific railroad tracks. Then they saw workers installing a gravel road up to the train line, where trucks started rolling up and down daily and trespassers began climbing and strolling along the rail bed.

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