Good news for motorists who use Route 3 through East Alton, the Wood River Drainage and Levee District has re-opened the floodgates.  The gates were closed early last week as a precaution from the rising Wood River Creek, but the water level has dropped and the gates were re-opened at 11:30 this morning.



(Photo courtesy:  Scott Mugge.  Floodgates on Route 3 reopening today after being closed since last Tuesday)

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