ALTON – Illinois American Water’s work to separate the Alton mixed sewer system
and set up new sanitary sewers proceeds. Under is Particulars about this week’s road closures –Might 2, 2022

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Piasa Valley Space: Pavement restoration is starting 5/3/22 on Sixth Street between Alby and George Street, and Alby Street between Sixth Street north to Twelfth Street. All by way of this time, the pavement milling operations Shall be Occurring. After the milling operations are accomplished, the road Shall be closed to all visitors during paving operations. Native Refacetnts Want to plan to park on facet roads adjoining To these two roads during That time. Twelfth Street is closed east to Georg Street. A regular detour of using Thirteenth Street and Alton Street Will not be allowed, and visitors Might need To make the most of Blair Avenue east to Henry Street during this closure on Twelfth Street. Tenth Street is closed between Alby Street and George Street. Brick pavement restoration is presently happening on Eighth Street. Please drive rigorously round this area, as There is a lot of enchancment gear shifting Throughout the completely different work areas.

Turner Tract Space: Danforth Street pavement restoration has been accomplished. Please drive rigorously as There’s nonetheless some enchancment visitors Inside these areas ending final restorations Throughout the enterprise area. Sewer separation has been accomplished for the Turner Tract Space and We want to thank All of the local refacetnts For his or her cooperation and understanding during this enterprise.

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Shields Valley Space: Pavement restoration is accomplished for the areas highlighted in inexperienced, and the roads are again open to visitors. Yellow areas nonetheless have pavement restoration that wants accomplished.

Background: Over six miles of sanitary sewer primary is being put in Inside the Turner Tract, Shields Valley and Piasa Valley areas of Alton. Work kicked off in February 2021 And may proceed to progress till 2023. When Illinois American Water acquired the Alton Regional Wastewater system The agency made a dedication To deal with requirements set forth by the Illinois Environmental Safety Company to remedymixed sewer overflows.