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Engineering and Public Works

Posted on: December 22, 2022

West Washington Street Sidewalk Improvements Project

The City of Athens has contracted with D.V. Weber Construction, Inc. to complete the West Washington Street Sidewalk and Curb Improvements project.   The project includes the removal and replacement of select sections of sidewalk and curb and the installation of solar street lighting on West Washington Street, between North Shafer Street and South Lancaster Street.

Work is expected to begin the week of December 26, 2022 and continue through spring, 2023.  

 Traffic will be maintained during construction activities, but there may be times when traffic is flagged through the work zone.  Parking restrictions will be in place immediately adjacent to the work zone, and will be posted 48 hours in advance of the restriction. 

 Schedule updates for the project will be posted on the City of Athens website ( 

 Please direct questions to the Engineering and Public Works Department at 740-593-7636.

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