Alton officials continue to monitor floodwater impact - KMOV.com

Alton officials continue to monitor floodwater impact

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Residents in West Alton were urged to evacuate their homes after Mississippi River waters overflowed a temporary sandbag barricade. By Brendan Marks Residents in West Alton were urged to evacuate their homes after Mississippi River waters overflowed a temporary sandbag barricade. By Brendan Marks

(KMOV.com) -- News 4 continues to closely monitoring flooding along the Mississippi, Missouri and Meramec rivers.

Alton city officials tell News 4 the northbound lanes of Highway 67 have been converted to two-way traffic between Route 94 and the Illinois end of the Clark Bridge.

The Argosy Casino remains closed and anticipates opening sometime Saturday.

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