Stamper Lane in Godfrey has undergone a major upgrade over the past year, with a portion of the roadway closed in late 2013 while widening, curb and gutter work was performed near the ball diamonds and Glazebrook Park. Work will continue on the roadway until improvements reach all the way to Pierce Lane, and the village will be applying for a grant to help fund Phase 4 of the project.
That part of the work will take improvements from the west end of Glazebrook Park to the end of the road at Pierce, which is basically a rural area, according to Village Engineer Jo Emerick.
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The project was submitted for federal funding in 2011, but the application was turned down. If successful, construction would likely be in 2018 at a total cost of just over $364,000 with a local match of just over $115,000, if prices remain the same. Some trustees asked about the possibility of including sidewalks or a walking path to a nearby subdivision, which could raise the cost.