Alton will be restarting the Riverview Park redevelopment project this spring.  The city has been awarded over $550,000 in grants since 2012, but the clock is ticking, with the National Scenic Byways Grant funding set to expire later this year.

Alton Park & Recreation Executive Director Michael Haynes says they will be working under an ambitious timeframe.  He tells The Big Z the park will undergo a complete facelift

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Haynes says the primary feature of the project will be an overlook shelter on the bluff, a limestone plaza, renovations to the existing bandstand and restrooms, new walkways and solar lighting.


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