Transportation & Public Works Department


The Department of Transportation & Public Works will be holding an informational public forum to solicit public opinion on proposed changes to lane configurations on North Chase Street between Newton Bridge Road and the Railroad Bridge.

Click here for event details

Athens in Motion

Project Highlight of the Week

Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
The goal of the Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan is to create a plan for an interconnected transportation network that supports bicycle, pedestrian and transit infrastructure.  This network shall provide safe and comfortable transportation options and demonstrate ACCUG's commitment and understanding that a robust bicycle/pedestrian network contributes to economic development and a greater quality of life for Athens-Clarke County residents.

Toole Design Group has started gathering data and performing preliminary analyses on the plan.  They will be in attendance at various upcoming events to speak directly with residents.

For updates and upcoming events, visit:

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

Stormwater Management Division

Streets and Drainage Division

Traffic Engineering Division

Public Works Projects

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