The Village of Godfrey is in the process of extending its sewer service to the Humbert Road and Illinois 255 area, and it's a project that will cost six-figures to complete. The biggest headache experienced so far in the project was getting all of the applicable permits to tunnel under the railroad tracks, but that is done, and work will resume in the New Year to finish the extension.
That area of Godfrey had been identified by at least one research group as having the potential for hotel / motel development. Another area Godfrey Mayor Mike McCormick says will likely see sewers extended to is the short stretch on Montclaire Avenue between the train tracks and Bethany Lane.
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That area of Montclaire currently hosts a bar / restaurant that is closed for remodeling , a concrete batch plant that sees limited use, the office for a pole-barn company, a gas station that closed about 6 years ago, and a pre-fabricated home lot that has also been out of business for a number of years.
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