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Athens County: Construction update

Current and upcoming road closures and restrictions for Athens County are listed below. All outlined work is weather permitting. Click on each route to see its location at OHGO.com.

U.S. 33/U.S 50 Interchange Major Rehabilitation -  A major rehabilitation project is taking place at the U.S. 33/U.S. 50 interchange. The pavement is being removed and replaced with full depth asphalt pavement. Additionally, a roundabout will be constructed at Stimson Avenue. Guardrail, drainage, and lighting improvements are also planned.

The ramp from Stimson Avenue to U.S. 50/U.S. 33 westbound is closed. The ramp from Stimson Avenue to U.S. 50 eastbound is also closed.

ODOT's detour is Stimson Avenue to Rock Riffle Road to U.S. 33 east towards Pomeroy to the Richland Avenue exit to U.S. 33 west. 

Overall project estimated completion: October 1, 2023

Additional project information can be found here: Athens U.S. 33/U.S. 50 Interchange Major Rehab | Ohio Department of Transportation

SR 691 Bridge Replacement - A bridge replacement project is taking place on SR 691, between Poston Road and Glen Ebon Road. One lane is closed. Traffic is being maintained with temporary signals. Commercial truck traffic does not have access to/from Poston Road. Estimated completion: December 30, 2022

SR 7 Culvert Rehabilitation - A culvert rehabilitation project is taking place on SR 7, between Dobbins Road (Township Road 157) and Brister Road. Traffic is being maintained by flaggers. Estimated completion: December 9, 2022