Transportation & Public Works Department

MLK Bridge
MLK Bridge Map

Project Highlight of the Week

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway Bridge Replacement Project
This project consists of replacing the existing bridge culvert along Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway between Ruth Drive and Strickland Avenue.  The new design includes a 14-foot wide paved multi-use path along the river side (west side) which could be connected to a future expansion of the Oconee River Greenway Network.

The MLK Parkway is currently closed to through traffic and will be re-opened on July 29th.

For more updates to on-going Public Works Projects, visit the Manager's Snapshot
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Our Mission

Our staff is committed to ensuring a high quality of life for current and future generations living in Athens-Clarke County by providing safe and efficient:

  • Roadways, bikeways, and walkways
  • Traffic control and guidance systems
  • Public stormwater collection and conveyance systems
For more information about each of our divisions please visit:

Engineering Division

Streets and Drainage Division

Traffic Engineering Division

Public Works Projects

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