Worker killed in flood loved — and feared — job in the sewers

From Chicago Sun-Times
September 19, 2013 - 5:30pm

Sewer worker Gustavo Briceno loved the job that took him to the dark, cramped places beneath the city, but he had also told his family that he feared the sewers — especially during heavy rains or snowfall. “What if something happens to me? What will happen to my kids?” he’d told his wife, Sandra Hernandez, on more than one occasion.

Share this article »  

Continue reading this article »



More Chicago News & Articles »

Chicago Description

Chicago is one of the largest cities in the United States, and is home to the Chicago Blackhawks, Cubs, and Bulls. Visit this page for the most popular attractions, tourist sites, legislation, news, and more.


Bolingbrook  LeeAnn Trotter  Rick Bayless  Florez  CTA Blue Line  Artistic Director Tara Mallen  New Lenox  Teuvo Teravainen  Quenneville  KidSeries  North Lawndale  Taft High School  Chicago Plan  John Mahoney  Director Jim  Valadez  Chicago Public  Chicago Flower  Ravinia  Jackson Park  Senate President John Cullerton  Appreciation  Treasurer Dan Rutherford  Advocate Christ Medical Center  Maine Township  Kennedy Expressway  Irving Park  GM Phil Emery  Ensemble Theater  Wacker Drive  Curious City  Moser  Time Out Chicago  Chicago Fire Department  Avondale  Board President Toni Preckwinkle  Preckwinkle  Realtor  Koschman  Garfield Park  CTA Green Line  Cardinal Francis George  WLS  Jeff Award  Kusinski  Garage Rep  DCFS  WBEZ  Crimean  Antti Raanta  Chicago Public School  Chicago Lawn  Palatine  Michael Patrick Thornton  Gardens Theater  Lovingkindness  Winnetka  Pride Films  Gay Play  Raven Theatre  The Playboy  Chopin Theatre  Barbara Byrd-Bennett  Palos Heights  Mellody Hobson  Glenview  Joliet  Miner  Pat Quinn  Monsters  Music Box  Madhouse Enforcer  Sales Up  Hinsdale  Hermosa  Goose Island  Bensenville  News Affairs  Attorney General Lisa Madigan  Madigan  West Devon  Romeoville  Goodman Theatre  Dominick  Brenda Didier  Wit  President Karen Lewis  Chicago-premiere  Russian Transport  Mariann  North Michigan Avenue  Chicago Agent  Pitchfork Music Festival  Blades Theatre  Halsted  Mel Brooks Broadway  Interpretation Center  Dart  Far South Side  Brandon Pirri 

Chicago Blogroll

3oclockclub   Awardsshowchallenge   Beachwoodreporter   Chicago Tribune   Chicago.BroadwayWorld   Chicago.cbslocal   Chicagoagentmagazine   Chicagonista   Chicagotribune   Dealcatch   Galleries   Gapersblock   Graphics.chicagotribune   Gruvr   Nbcchicago   Sports.chicagotribune   Suntimes   Timeline.chicagotribune