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Work Underway on Next Phase of Clayton Street Improvements Project


Crews with the Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works department have begun work on the next phase of the Clayton Street Improvements Project.

Crews are continuing stormwater infrastructure work in a three-block area. Major work will take place Monday through Thursday from 6:30 am until 4 pm.

There will be some patching done on Friday mornings. The same crews completed the Phase 1 Pre-Dig in fall 2018 and the stormwater installation in summer 2019.

The original timeline for the East Clayton Street Improvements project was delayed after crews discovered about 60 utility conflicts - including pipes, vaults, and conduit - with both public and private utilities during the Phase 1 Pre-Dig in fall 2018.

The work began Monday, January 6, 2020 and is expected to take 8 to 12 weeks to finish.

Once the stormwater installation phase is completed in March, work will begin on the actual streetscape, above-ground part of the project.

Key notes about the upcoming stormwater infrastructure work:

Work begins January 6

~8-12 weeks to finish

Work takes place in segments along the three blocks (see maps linked below for locations and schedules)

Major work takes place Monday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (with some Friday morning patching)

Lane and parking restrictions on Clayton Street and some on College Avenue

Lane and parking restrictions will run Monday - Thursday and some Friday mornings. Areas will reopen for Friday - Sunday.

Two ACC Transportation & Public Works crews will work together on each area

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