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Posted on: September 2, 2016

[ARCHIVED] 2016 Street Improvements Schedule - Update 9/2/16

The City of Athens Engineering & Public Works Department has contracted with York Paving to complete the 2016 Street Improvements, which will include milling, paving, and crack sealing.

Pavement milling is the removal of sections of old pavement with a grinder in order to ensure new pavement is placed at the proper elevation.

The milling/paving order of the remaining streets included annual paving is as follows:

Madison Avenue from E. State Street to Spring Street
Clarke Street from N. Shafer Street to Curran Drive
Depot Street from Union to Dead End
Jefferson Street from Union Street
Atlantic Street End to End
Franklin Avenue* from Carpenter Street to Madison Avenue
Grand Park*from #6 to Dalton
West Union Street* from S. Congress Street to S. Court Street

*NOTE: Paving will occur after projects in these areas have been completed.

Work is expected to be completed on Madison Avenue on September 6 - 7. Clarke Street work is expected to be completed on September 7 - September 8. Depot Street is expected to be completed on September 9, but the work may be pushed to the week of September 12.

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

This schedule is subject to change in the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

One lane traffic will be maintained, however, motorists are encouraged to avoid the work areas.

Parking on the street will not be allowed during the scheduled work. On street parking will be removed 24 hours in advance of work days.

Direct questions to the Engineering and Public Works Department at 593-7636.

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