Flood waters receding in Alton, Grafton

4:03 PM, Jun 6, 2013   |    comments
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ALTON, Ill. (KSDK) - Good news for flood-weary residents north of St. Louis. Flood waters are receding on Broadway in downtown Alton and Grafton, Ill.

The Mississippi River crested at Alton on Tuesday at just over 38 feet.

Right now, the southbound lanes of U.S. 67 remain closed. The northbound lanes have been converted to two-way traffic. Drivers should use extra caution when using this route.

The River Road north of Alton to Pearl also remains closed.

Riverfront Park is still closed.


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