The East Alton Village Board has approved an agreement with the federal government and Madison County to improve East Alton Avenue.  Mayor Silkwood tells The Big Z the work wouldn't begin until next year, but is pleased the project is going to happen.

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Meanwhile, work on the Shamrock Street project will begin soon.  That is a similar project that will run from the intersection of Main Street down to St. Louis Avenue and will kick off July 5, according to Silkwood.

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