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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Open House for New Sidewalk Grant

The City of Oak Forest has been awarded a $1.17 million grant to construct over 15,000 linear feet of new sidewalk in neighborhoods near the Oak Forest METRA station. The funding was obtained through both the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvem...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Open House on Proposed Bike Trail

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The City of Oak Forest is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 for Oak Forest residents and trail enthusiasts to learn more about a proposed multi-use trail connecting the Cal-Sag Trail along the Channel to the Tinley Creek Trail in the Co...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

ILEAP Accreditation Awarded to Oak Forest Police Department

For immediate releaseAugust 29th, 2019

ContactPolice Chief Tim Kristin  708-687-1376tkristin@oak-forest.org

ILEAP Accreditation Award Presentation by Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police 2nd Vice President Chief Mitch Davis

Accreditation is the ...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Construction on 159th and Cicero

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Update August 22, 2019

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) plans on changing the traffic pattern on Cicero Avenue the end of next week (the week of August 26) for the culvert improvement project. Weather permitting, the estimate date for the t...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

IDOT Resurfacing on 159th Street

From the Illinois Department of Transportation:

159th Street resurfacing begins July 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a resurfacing project on 159th Street (U.S. 6) from 94th Avenue in Orland Park to Ridgeland Avenue in Oak Forest ...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

New Temporary Sign Regulations

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Earlier this year, the City Council approved newly-updated temporary sign regulations. These changes were driven by a need to comply with new a legal precedent established by the United State Supreme Court while also seizing the opportunity to adopt a hol...

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