Whether or not an Alton - Godfrey Connector road is ever built is still to be seen, but with the announcement of a Multi-Year Plan this week by Governor Pat Quinn, it appears the idea is moving forward.  State Senator Bill Haine, and State Representative Dan Beiser - both of Alton – are keeping an eye on its progress, realizing there are detractors who think the project is a waste of money, a liability on existing businesses, or both.

But that, says Haine, is an example of not looking at the big picture.  He says the I-255 project met with similar opposition decades ago.

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State Representative Dan Beiser agrees.

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Both Haine and Beiser say this is a plan that will evolve, and there are numerous potential routes being discussed.

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