The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that a contractor will begin resurfacing Interstate 65 in the Athens area Sunday, July 26, weather permitting. The $9,071,403 project will resurface more than 7½ miles, from Exit 351 (U.S. 72) in Athens to just north of Wales Street, north of Athens. The contractor, Wiregrass Construction, will work from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights. Please expect nighttime delays, drive with caution, and be prepared to reduce speed and merge.
The Sewer Department has Plato Jones closed from Hine Street to Maxie Allen for approximately one month (until Aug. 28) for a sewer replacement project.
Street closures due to events
These events have received permits:
Sept. 12 - Superhero Day Parade from Bryan to Beaty to Washington to East at 10:30 a.m.