Engineering and Public Works

Message from the Engineer


Welcome to the web page for the premier Public Works staff in the Midwest! The public servants in this organization strive day and night to provide the highest level of service possible to the great citizens of our beautiful city. So every time you pull out of your driveway, turn on your faucet, or flush your toilet, an Athens Public Works employee worked behind the scenes to make it possible. As we strive to provide ever-improving service, please contact us with any questions or concerns.
  1. South Shafer Street South Bound - Lane Closure

    The City of Athens announces that the south bound lane of S. Shafer St. will be closed between W. State St. and W. Washington St. until 8:00 a.m. Tuesday January 21, 2020 for emergency storm sewer repairs. No southbound traffic will be permitted. Read on...
  2. Richland Avenue Pedestrian Passageway, Construction March - September 2020

    The Richland Avenue Pedestrian Passageway Project includes construction of a grade-separated pedestrian passage under Richland Avenue between West Green Drive and Bobcat Lane. Read on...
  3. N. Shafer and W. State Intersection Closure

    The City of Athens is currently performing maintenance to the storm tunnel located at the intersection of N. Shafer St. and W. State St. The intersection will be closed today, 16 January at 4 P. M. until the work is compete. Read on...