ALTON — College Avenue near Alton Middle School will be closed for about a month because of a construction project.
During the sewer replacement work, eastbound drivers on College will have to take a detour route of Rock Springs Drive south to Brown Street, Brown Street east to Washington Avenue, and Washington north to College.
Cars exiting the school parking lot will be able to turn left on College Avenue or exit out the back during student drop-off and pickup. During construction, cars will not be permitted to turn right toward Rock Spring Park from the parking lot.
Bus drop-off and pickup will be the same but students may arrive home later because of the detour. The school district is asking students walking home on College Avenue to use caution and avoid the work site.