Projects in Planning:

Project #288 East State Street & US 33 Interchange Improvements –

This project will address the crashes and congestion at the signals and roadway segments immediately adjacent to the interchange. It will also address congestion and safety concerns in the longer corridor, with focus on pedestrian enhancements, signal system enhancements, and pavement and marking repairs. 

The project is expected to bid in fall, 2017.  Paving activities are expected to be completed in fall 2017, ramp work is scheduled for 2018.

Final Tracings - Re-Bid
Pavement Calculations Revised
East State Street Interchange Display
East State Street Proposed Improvements
PID 104183 Bid Form
Pre-Bid Questions

Project #289 North Congress Street Sewer Improvements –

This project includes the replacement of approximately 2,200 feet of sanitary sewer and spot replacement of storm sewer from the intersection of Ring Street and North Congress Street, to the intersection of West Carpenter and North Congress Street, along the rear of the homes on the west side of North Congress.

Project #296 NW Athens Bikeway Spur Phase 3 –

This project includes the third phase of the NW Athens Bikeway Spur Project: Armitage Road to University Estates Boulevard.

Project #302 'McKinley' Extension Access Road –

This project includes construction of an access road between Mill Street and Stimson Avenue, with a new intersection alignment on Stimson Avenue. This project will provide pedestrian improvements and direct, safe access from the manufacturing zone in central Athens to the nearby 33/50 interchange.

Construction of the project is expected to be completed in August, 2017. 
McKinley Ave. Exhibit 

Project #305 West Union Street Improvements Project –

This project includes installing sidewalk, curb, and decorative lighting on West Union Street between S. Congress Street and S. Court Street.
West Union Improvements - Site Plan

Project #306 West State Street/Lancaster Street Traffic Signal Replacement –

This project includes pedestrian improvements and a traffic signal replacement at the intersection of West State Street and Lancaster Street.

Project #307 Water Treatment Plant Improvements Project, Phase 1 –

The Phase 1 project will include electrical upgrades, general plant improvements, and improvements to instrumentation and controls.

Project #309 West Union Street Sidewalk Extension Project -

The West Union Street Sidewalk Extension Project is located along West Union Street in the City of Athens, Ohio. The project corridor extends only a portion of West Union Street, between the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway and Herrold Avenue. The project includes constructing new sidewalks and constructing standard curb ramps at sidewalk/street intersections.

Project #310 2017 Waterline Replacement Project


This project includes replacing main waterlines, water services, updating water meters, and installing new fire hydrants on Avon Place (East State Street to the Sells Park Parking Lot), and Dalton Avenue (from Grand Park Boulevard to Eden Place).

The waterline project is scheduled for fall construction, with an anticipated completion date of early November. The project is currently out to bid, and a detailed construction schedule is expected by mid-August.
2017 Waterline Replacement Project Plans

Project #311 Richland Avenue Pedestrian Improvements -

 The existing at-grade crosswalk on Richland Avenue, between West Green Drive and Bobcat Lane, sees 6615 pedestrians per day with 584 pedestrians crossing during peak hour (2015 data). The improvements at the existing at-grade crosswalk on Richland Avenue include a grade-separated pedestrian facility.  Design is expected to begin in 2017.
Richland Ave. Pededstrian Crossing Preliminary Report