More work on Alton's Multimodal Transportation Center should be starting soon.  Groundbreaking happened late last year, but the Alton City Council has now approved a contractor to perform the actual construction of the train station, platform, bus station, and other associated facilities.

RCS Construction submitted the winning bid of $14.3-million.  Alton Director of Development and Housing Greg Caffey tells The Big Z work on this part of the project should begin within the next month.

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He says the city is aiming for a completion date of March 15 of next year, with substantial work to be completed by June 30, 2017.


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