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Posted on: July 21, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 2022 Street Improvements Schedule

The City of Athens has contracted with McKee Paving and Sealing, LLC to complete the 2022 Street Improvements Project, 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 list of streets is as follows:


Armitage Road from SR 682 to City Limits (Chip Seal)

Banbury Drive from Carroll Road to Roxbury Drive

Campbell Street (Watt) from Morris Avenue to Stimson Avenue

Cook Drive from East State Street to End

Currier Street from Second Street to Gravel Portion

East Park Drive from Dog Park to Wastewater Treatment Plant Entrance

Elliot Street from Stimson Avenue to Mill Street

Fern Alley from State Street to No. 13 

Hickory Street from Mulligan Road to End

Highland Drive (Upper Section) from Short Street to Divide

Kern Street from Stimson Avenue to Mill Street                

North Congress Street from Carpenter Street to State Street

Palmer Street from Stimson Avenue to Mill Street            

Smith Street from Byard to West Union Street   

Stewart Street from East Union Street to Washington Hall

Stewart Street Loop

Wallace Street from Morris Avenue to Maplewood Drive

Work is expected to be completed on the following streets between July 25 – July 29:

  • Cook Drive
  • Currier Street
  • East Park Drive
  • Elliot Street 
  • Fern Alley
  • Kern Street
  • North Congress Street
  • Palmer Street

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

During milling and paving activities, one lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers, except Currier Street is scheduled to be closed to all traffic on July 26, between 9 AM and 3 PM. 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.

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

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