Major Construction Street Closures

Lindsay Lane

The City of Athens project to widen Lindsay Lane South from Strain Road East to Indian Trace Road started July 11.

The Public Works Department mailed letters about the project to residents whose driveways are located within this project area.

City Engineer Michael Griffin said the project will widen both sides of Lindsay Lane in this area. The project is expected to take until the end of November, depending on weather.

The City’s capital infrastructure and alcohol funds are funding the $2,014,464 project. The contractor will be Rogers Group.

Link to see project outline:

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NOTE: On Sunday, Sept. 11, at 9 p.m., work will begin on Lindsay Lane between Strain Road East and Canebrake Lane. Until work is complete, Lindsay Lane will kept at one lane of traffic. Motorists should use caution when traveling through this area.

Elm Street

The contractor as started work on the grant project to extend sidewalks to U.S. 31. Please watch for crews working adjacent to the roadway.

ATRIP, TAP and other projects that will impact streets (estimated start dates)

The City of Athens coordinates with the Alabama Department of Transportation on these projects, and the dates are subject to change
  • Elm Street Sidewalk - Work is underway.
  • Vine Street Area Drainage Project - engineer hired; surveying has started.

Street closures for events

The following events will require street closures:
  • Oct. 6-8 - Beaty St. in front of Athens State closed for Fiddlers Convention.
  • Oct. 8 - Pink Lady Walk/Run starts at 7 a.m. at Big Spring Memorial Park and will impact Beaty, Pryor, Elkton, Boardwalk Main, Pryor, Shaw, Chandler, Forrest, Beaty and Market back to park.

Temporary Street Closures

Reported closures listed here:
  • CSX ADVISED IT WILL BE WORKING ON RAILROAD CROSSINGS FROM 8:00 PM - 06:00 AM STARTING TUESDAY NIGHT - FRIDAY NIGHT THIS WEEK. THE HOBBS ST AND SANDERFER RD CROSSINGS WILL REMAIN OPEN.STREET CROSSINGS AFFECTED WILL BE: ELM ST MCCLELLAN ST PRYOR ST BRYAN ST MARKET ST WASHINGTON ST GREEN ST SOUTH ST LEE ST ROY LONG RD
  • East Pryor St closed today, Oct. 4, between Beaty/Elkton streets; Street Dept. milling/paving an area.