Street Construction Closures

Ryan Street and Spring Street area

The Wastewater Department has the following streets closed:

● Ryan Street from Morningview to U.S. 31 - Closed Dec. 4 until 3 p.m.

● Spring Street from Crestview to Washington - Closed Dec. 4 until 3 p.m.

● Ryan Street from Spring Street to Morningview - Closed through Friday, Dec. 6.

First Avenue area around old Athens Elementary

Watch for periodic street closures as the Athens City School System's contractor works to tear down the old school.

Street closures due to events

These events have received permits:
  • Dec. 5 - Trustmark Athens Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. Expect thousands to line up along the route. Starts at Athens Middle, goes west on Hobbs, south on Jefferson, around The Square, and south on Jefferson to Hometown.

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
  • Forrest Street bridges and resurfacing – The street east of U.S. 31 closed March 4, 2019, and will remain closed until summer 2020, weather permitting. This is to replace the two bridges over Swan Creek and make other safety improvements. Click here for more project info.
  • Alabama 251 roundabout – Wait until Forrest St bridges done. (State project)
  • U.S. 31/Pryor Street Sidewalk – In the bid process phase.