The Illinois Department of Transportation is asking motorists to be aware of their surroundings as they travel the Great River Road this fall.  The highway between Alton and Grafton is a popular route for travelers and sightseers, and IDOT Engineer Joe Monroe tells The Big Z they all need to share the road and adjoining Sam Vadalabene Bike Trail.

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Monroe says IDOT crews have been removing brush and making repairs to the trail recently, and will continue to do so into October.

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