Street Construction Closures

Shannon Street  

Shannon Street from West Hobbs to West Market streets closed until early November for sewer line installation.

Street Closures Due to Events

Event dates and streets impacted

  • Sept. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Athens Grease Festival promotional mini-concert by East Limestone Band. Marion Street by Courthouse partially blocked.
  • Sept. 23 - 7 a.m. to noon - Forever Fighting Meningitis 5K - Impacts The Square, and Washington, Bullington, West Hobbs, Hine and Market streets.
  • Sept. 29-30 - Downtown streets will start closing late on the 29th for the Sept. 30 Athens Grease Festival. The festival will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 28 - 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Apple Annie 5K - Impacts The Square and Washington, Bullington, West Hobbs, Hine and Market streets.
  • Nov. 18 - 7:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. - Cowart Elementary 5K - Impacts West Hobbs, Bullington, Hine, Market and Marion streets.

ATRIP Projects Estimated Start Dates

The City of Athens coordinates with the Alabama Department of Transportation on these projects, and the dates are subject to change
  • Washington Street Resurfacing - Construction mid-July or August.
  • Nick Davis Road Resurfacing - Construction in June/July.
  • Forrest Street Bridges and Resurfacing - Construction in October.
  • Fifth Avenue Widening and Resurfacing - Construction in November.