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Posted on: November 21, 2018

[ARCHIVED] City of Athens Open House - Stimson Avenue Improvements Project

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The City of Athens is hosting an Open House to provide interested parties an opportunity to review and comment on the planned improvements project on Stimson Avenue.

The purpose of the Stimson Avenue Improvements Project is to improve safety conditions, intersections, accessibility, lighting, streetscape aesthetics, and storm drainage. The project will also include improvements to City-owned water and sewer utilities. The project limits are between the East State Street intersection and the Grant Street intersection.

The Open House will be held Tuesday December 11, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Event Room A of the Community Center, 701 East State Street.  City representatives, along with representatives from WSP USA, the design firm, will be available during the Open House for general questions about the project, and to gather feedback and any concerns about the project, environmental issues, historic issues, or features in the project area. Citizens are encouraged to drop by any time between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm to complete a comment form, speak with a member of the project team, and share their thoughts on the project.  There is no fixed program.


Information from the Open House, including the comment form, will be posted on the City's website,, by December 11, 2018 and will be available for review and comment until midnight on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

If you are unable to attend, but would like to provide comments or have questions, please send them to 30 Curran Drive, Athens OH 45701, or via email to, or through our online comment form on our website.

The Open House is ADA accessible. Individuals needing interpretation or special assistance services should contact the Engineering and Public Works Department, at or (740) 593-7636 by December 4, 2018.

What: Public Open House

Date:   Tuesday December 11, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Location: Community Center, Event Room A 

 701 East State Street

 Athens, Ohio

 Parking: On-site parking is available 


For more information contact: City of Athens Engineering and Public Works Department at (740)-593-7636. 

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.

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