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    Reminder: City of Athens Open House - Richland Avenue Pedestrian Passageway Project

    The City of Athens, in cooperation with Ohio University, is hosting an Open House to provide interested parties an opportunity to review and comment on the planned pedestrian improvements project on Richland Avenue. Richland Avenue is the main Read on...
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    Columbus Road Bikepath Spur

    The recent rain and high water events have caused a section of riverbank to erode adjacent to the Columbus Road Bikepath Spur. The Engineering and Public Works Department is working on a repair plan to prevent further erosion. The department is Read on...
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    West State Street Closure

    West State Street will be closed on Tuesday, February 20 between 395 West State Street, the City's Water Treatment Plant, and West State Street Park. The closure is scheduled to occur at 8 am, and the street is expected to re-open by 4 pm. The street Read on...
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    US 33 & East State Street Project Update

    The US 33 & East State Street Project includes improvements to 2.96 miles of East State Street by adding an additional left turn lane, new sidewalk along the south side of the street (East Park Drive to Lowe's), signal improvements, milling and Read on...
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    ** Revised** East Union Street Lane Closure

    Revised - East Union Street Lane Closures The City of Athens will be completing repairs to East Union St. between South College St. and University Terrace beginning Monday, February 19. The repairs are expected to be completed on Friday, February 23. Read on...
  6. AFD 2017 Annual Report

    2017 Athens Fire Department Annual Report Is Now Available

    2017 Athens Fire Department Annual Report Is Now Available at https://oh-athens2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/4346 Click For PDF of Report
  7. Refuse/Recycling One Day Delay Week of 2/19 - 2/24

    Refuse and recycling will be on a one day delay all week due to Presidents Day. Monday’s route will be picked up on Tuesday, Tuesday on Wednesday, etc. Read on...
  8. Comprehensive Plan Draft Vision Statement and Guiding Principles

    The draft Vision Statement and Guiding Principles for the city’s comprehensive plan update is available for public review and comment until Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018. Feedback can be provided by email at plogue@ci.athens.oh.us or plan2017@ci.athens.oh.us. Read on...
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