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River towns push for faster compeltion of Wheeling flood-relief project

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Northwest suburban communities along the Des Plaines River met Monday to discuss operations of Levee 37 along River Road in Mount Prospect as well as the need to accelerate the pace of construction of stormwater basins in Wheeling's Heritage Park.

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Leaders from Northwest suburban communities along the Des Plaines River say they will push for the ongoing flood relief project in Wheeling's Heritage Park to be finished as soon as possible. The agreement came Monday after officials from Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights and Wheeling met with representatives of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about Levee 37 and the Heritage Park work.
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