Street Construction Closures

Monroe Street
Water Department has closed Monroe Street between Bryan & Hobbs streets for the week of July 18-21 to install a water main.

Street Closures Due to Events

Event dates and streets impacted

  • Aug. 31 - 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. - Eli's Block Party Childhood Cancer Foundation - Walk around The Square
  • Sept. 9 - 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Travis Manion Foundation 5K - Impacts Pryor, Marion, Washington, Hine, Market, Houston, Madison streets and Third Avenue.
  • Sept. 16 - Estimated time of arrival is 1-2 p.m. - Annual AL/TN Trail of Tears Ride - Restricted access to U.S. 72 through Athens.
  • Sept. 16 - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. - Duck and Run 5K - Impacts East, Washington, Forrest, Houston, Madison and Marion streets and First Avenue.
  • Sept. 23 - 7 a.m. to noon - Forever Fighting Meningitis 5K - Impacts The Square, and Washington, Bullington, West Hobbs, Hine and Market streets.
  • 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.