The sale of the Quick Trip in East Alton appears to be well underway. Rumored for a number of years, an East Alton Village official confirms the transaction is in progress, and a Quick Trip spokesman confirms via e-mail the location is under contract to be sold.
East Alton Treasurer Joe Silkwood tells The Big Z Circle K is the buyer.
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He says the sale is expected to be final sometime in mid-March. Silkwood says that is an outstanding location, and seems to be busy all the time. He goes on to say it is a clean and safe location, and would expect Circle K to do well there too.