Illinois American Water has announced a nearly $3-million investment in water line upgrades for the Alton-Godfrey area this summer.  The company announced crews will be installing over three miles of water main, with the hope of completing the work by this fall.

Illinois American Water spokesman Karen Cotton tells The Big Z their engineering department is constantly looking at the lines to determine where replacement is needed:

 

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Here are the areas of work this summer:

Alton
Foulds Avenue & Mamie Street – 700 feet of water main will be installed
Emerald Avenue – 500 feet of water main will be installed east of Woodland Street
Belle Street – 3,550 feet of water main will be installed from Michelle Street to W. 20th
Wick-Way Drive & Wick-Mor Drive –150 feet of water main will be installed
Union School Road – 2,400 feet of water main will be installed
Aladdin Drive & Suddes Court – about 300 feet of water main will be installed
Chessen Lane – 1,300 feet of water main will be replaced south of Broadway
Maupin Street – 1,250 feet of water main from Milnor to Elliot
Smith Avenue – 500 feet of water main from Milnor to the south
Kennedy Avenue – 500 feet of water main from Milnor to the south
Vernie Avenue – 700 feet of water main from Brown Street to the north
Charlene Court – 300 feet of water main along Charlene Court
Hazil Drive – 1,000 feet of water main along Brown Street


Godfrey
Riverview Court, Bluff Court and Williams Street – 1,050 feet of water main will be installed
Elm Street, Prairie Street & Ernest Drive – 2,050 feet of water main will be installed

 

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