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Posted on: July 21, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 2022 Street Improvements Schedule - Update

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

Paving was rescheduled because of the forecast on Wednesday, July 27. The Contractor will be completing work on Saturday, July 30 to recover their paving schedule. 

 Work is expected to be completed on the following streets between July 28 – July 30:

  • Elliot Street 
  • Fern Alley
  • Kern Street
  • North Congress Street
  • Palmer Street


Work is expected to be completed on the following streets between August 1 – August 5:

  • Campbell Street
  • Wallace Street
  • Stewart Street and Stewart Loop
  • Smith Street
  • Hickory Street
  • Banbury Drive

During milling and paving activities, one lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers.

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

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