Road Closures & Restrictions

10/18/2021 - 10/19/2021:

In association with the Athens County Commissioners US 50 Sanitary Sewer project Fields Excavating will be closing Stagecoach Road between Ervin Road and Beechwood Estates on Monday, October 18 and Tuesday, October 19, 2021 (weather permitting) from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM in preparation for a final asphalt overlay of the road. The finished road surfacing is expected to be scheduled and completed within the next 3 weeks. On Monday and Tuesday the road will be re-opened after 6:00 PM. Residents and those driving in all areas of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

10/15/2021:

The Athens Township Trustees will have travel restrictions in place on Friday, October 15, 2021, for roadway treatment on Lavelle Road from SR 56 to Lurhig Road starting at 9:00 AM. Traffic will be maintained for local residents and emergency services but some delays may occur. Please be patient if traffic control personnel ask for your cooperation as the road treatment is applied. The Trustees appreciate in advance residents understanding and assistance.

10/11/2021:

TAM Construction, Inc. will continue on the west side of Radford the week of 10/11 and 10/18 in the Nurad & Louis Lane areas. Radford Roads construction will begin in the next few weeks. The appropriate bill boards will be placed 7 days prior to construction, which will indicate the one lane closures that will occur during construction.

10/4/2021 - 10/11/2021:

Due to unforeseen circumstances Fields Excavating needs to modify road closure times in association with the Athens County Commissioners US 50 Sanitary Sewer project in the Wonderhills Subdivision. Emerson Street will now be closed on Tuesday October 5th to Thursday, October 7th at the Ball Drive intersection. Kay Street will be closed at the Ball Drive intersection Thursday, October 7th and Monday, October 11th. Ball Drive will be closed between Ann Street and Emerson Street on Monday October 4th and Tuesday, October 5th. All closures are from 7 AM to 6 PM daily and roads will be re-opened each day after work hours. Residents and those driving in all areas of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

10/4/2021:

In association with the Athens County Commissioners US 50 Sanitary Sewer project DV Weber Construction will be closing Carol Lane in the Wonderhills Subdivision from the southern intersection of Wonderhills Drive to the northern intersection of Wonderhills Drive beginning on Monday, October 4, 2021 until the work is completed. Access for residents and emergency response will be maintained. Residents and those driving in all areas of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

9/29/2021:

Until further notice, Oakdale Rd is closed in the corporation of Glouster at the intersection of Embry St. for bridge replacement.

9/29/2021:

In association with the Athens County Commissioners US 50 Sanitary Sewer project DV Weber will be closing the northern intersection of Virginia Lane and Wonderhills Drive on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 and proceed southwest on Wonderhills Drive until the work is completed. Road closed signs will be posted at Ball Drive. Angela Street and Virginia Lane will remain open. Residents and those driving in all areas of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

9/27/2021:

New England Rd will be closed today from the intersections of Mush Run to West Copeland. The closure will take place from 10am until finished (approximately early evening).

9/29/2021 - 10/4/2021:

In association with the Athens County Commissioners US 50 Sanitary Sewer project Fields Excavating will be closing Emerson Street in the Wonder Hills Subdivision at the Ball Drive intersection from Wednesday September 29, 2021 to Friday, September 30, 2021 from 7 AM to 6 PM daily. Kay Street will be closed at the Ball Drive intersection Thursday, September 30, 2021 and Monday, October 4, 2021 from 7 AM to 6 PM. Roads will be re-opened each day after work hours. Residents and those driving in all areas of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

9/24/2021:

A portion of CR 48- New England Rd will be closed between intersections of CR 34- Mush Run and West Copeland Rd from 8am to 3pm.

9/27/2021 - 9/29/2021:

In association with the Athens County Commissioners US 50 Sanitary Sewer project Fields Excavating will be closing Ball Drive in the Wonder Hills Subdivision between Ann Street and Emerson Street from Monday 9/27/21 to Wednesday 9/29/21 from 7 AM to 6 PM. The road will be re-opened daily after work hours. Residents and those driving in any area of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

9/15/2021 & Ongoing Until Completion:

In association with the Athens County Commissioners US 50 Sanitary Sewer project, DV Weber Construction will be closing Virginia Lane in the Wonder Hills Subdivision starting on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 7 AM to 7PM and the work will continue for the next several days. Closure will begin at the southern end of Virginia Lane at the intersection of Wonderhills Drive but Wonderhills Drive will remain open during the duration of the work. Local and emergency traffic will be maintained. Residents and those driving in any area of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

8/23/2021 & 8/25/2021-8/27/2021:

A portion of CR29 (Big Bailey Run Rd) will be closed between the intersections of Carr Bailey Rd and Utah Ridge Rd from 8am to 3pm for a culvert replacement.

8/5/2021 & 8/6/2021:

A section of Big Run Rd will be closed for culvert replacements. The closure will take place from 8am-3:30pm on both days and be between the intersection of Haga Ridge Rd and the Washington County Line.

8/2/2021 & 8/3/2021:

A portion of Vanderhoof Rd will be closed off today until 3pm for culvert replacements. The location will be from the intersections of Fletcher and Blackwood.

7/29/2021:

A portion on South Rodehaver will be closed tomorrow (07/29) from 7am to 3pm for a culvert replacement. Location will be at the Lottridge intersection, ¼ mile north.

7/29/2021 - 8/3/2021:

In association with the Athens County USR 50 Sanitary Sewer project contractor Fields Excavating has announced that the Ball Drive closure from 20 Ball Drive to 25 Ball Drive that was supposed end July 29, 2021 needs to be extended until Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Local and emergency traffic will be maintained. Residents and those driving in any area of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

7/28/2021

The City of Nelsonville in cooperation with the National Weather Service Office in Charleston, West Virginia will be installing a Hocking River level staff gage on the Lake Hope Drive, (SR 278) bridge. The staff gage installation will take place on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Crews will be working in the Hocking River under the bridge and on the bridge deck during this time. Motorists are asked to use caution in the area during this time and watch for workers on and around the bridge.

The river staff gage is being installed to help officials better monitor river levels. The gage will help to get a better idea of what levels will cause impacts to the Nelsonville area once, it is correlated to the Athens gage downstream.

What is a staff gage? Staff gages look like oversized rulers, that are permanently installed in a body of water. They provide a quick visual reference of the water level. Their simplicity and effectiveness mean they are quite useful in monitor changing water levels.

7/22/2021

In association with the Athens County USR 50 Sanitary Sewer project contractor D. V. Weber Construction, Inc. has announced starting at 7:00 AM, Thursday, July 22, 2021, the southern intersection of Ball Drive (TR 1208) and Wonder Hills Drive (TR 1137) will be closed for sanitary sewer line installation until 7:00 PM and each day thereafter, weather permitting, until the work is completed. Only a one (1) day closure is anticipated. Local and emergency traffic will be maintained however, at all possible, residents of Kay Street, Emerson Street, Ann Street, Julian Drive, Sue Drive and upper Ball Drive are asked to use the northern portion of Wonder Hills Drive to access the area. All motorists driving in any area of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

7/21/2021 - 7/29/2021

In association with the Athens County USR 50 Sanitary Sewer project contractor Fields Excavating has announced starting Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 7:00 AM, Ball Drive (TR 1208) will be closed for sanitary sewer line installation until 7:00 PM and each day therefafter, weather permitting, until July 29, 2021 from 20 Ball Drive to 25 Ball Drive. Local and emergency traffic will be maintained. Residents and those driving in any area of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

7/14/2021 - Completion

In association with the Athens County USR 50 Sanitary Sewer project contractor DV Weber Construction has announced starting Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 7:00 AM, Wonder Hills Drive (TR 1137) will be closed for sanitary sewer line installation until 7:00 PM and each day therefafter, weather permitting, from it's southern intersection with Virginia Lane (TR 1138) to Ball Drive (TR 1208) until the work is completed. Local and emergency traffic will be maintained. All others needing access to the subdivision are asked to do so from the northern intersection of Wonder Hills Drive with Carol Lane.

7/13/2021 - 7/15/2021:

A portion of South Court Street will be closed to one lane from 8am until completion of work on the Courthouse Clock Tower. Motorists are asked to avoid the area. Questions or concerns may be directed to the County Commissioners Office, 740-592-3292.

7/9/2021:

CR 65 (Vanderhoof Rd) will be closed from the county line to Brister Rd for culvert replacements from 8am-3pm.

7/7/2021:

Weather permitting, CR 65 (Vanderhoof Rd) will be closed from the county line to Brister Rd for culvert replacements from 8am-3pm.

7/6/2021-7/8/2021:

From 7am-7pm, a contractor for the Athens Township Trustees will be installing culverts under Edgewood Ln (TR 1319) just south of the intersection with Brookside Way (TR 1320). A complete road closure is not anticipated.

7/2/2021 & 7/5/2021:

CR 36 (Hooper Ridge Rd) will be closed between Fleming Rd and Henry Rd from 8am-3pm.

6/29/2021-6/30/2021:

CR 36 (Hooper Ridge Rd) will be closed between St. Rt. 550 and Bryson Rd (TR 336) from 8am-3:30pm for a culvert replacement.

6/25/2021:

CR 42 (Fossil Rock Rd) will be closed 0.4 miles from CR 44 (Shade Rd) and 0.5 miles from Lodi Township 81 Ruth Rd from 7am-3pm for a culvert replacement.

6/14/2021:

CR 27 (Jacksonville Rd) will be closed for 4 weeks between the intersections of Wemmer Rd and Chapman Rd for a culvert replacement.

6/1/2021-6/3/2021:

CR 27 (Jacksonville Rd) will be closed between Pen Oaks Estates and Wemmer Rd from 8am-3pm all three days.

5/12/2021:

CR 98 (Angel Ridge Rd) will be closed from Laughlin Hill Rd to Gura Rd from 8am-2pm for road base repair.

5/7/2021:

CR 42 (Fossil Rock Rd) will be closed from 8am-3pm between the intersections of Ruth Rd and Jeffers Rd for a box culvert repair.

5/3/2021 - 5/6/2021:

Athens Township Rd 400 (Stage Coach Rd) will be closed to general traffic from 7am-7pm between Athens Township Rd 31 (Ervin Rd) and Athens Township Rd 1242 (Beechwood Dr) for work associated with the Athens County US 50 Sanitary Sewer project. Motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible and find alternative routes.

4/28/2021:

Salem Rd will be closed for a culvert replacement from Poston Station Rd to Lemaster Rd from 7:30am-3:00pm.

4/27/2021:

Salem Rd will be closed for a culvert replacement from 691 intersection to Poston Salem Rd from 7:30am-3:00pm.

4/26/2021:

Salem Rd will be closed for a culvert replacement from 691 intersection for approximately 500 yards from 7:30am-3:00pm.

4/23/2021:

A portion of CR 51 (Plantsville Rd) will be closed tomorrow from 8am-3pm for a culvert replacement. The location will be from 550 for about 300 yards.

Starting 4/21/2021:

Athens Township Road 1231 (Avanelle Drive) will be closed to general traffic but open to local traffic from Township Road 1232 (Kitty Lane) to Township Road 1233 (Shelley Drive) from 7:00am to 6:00pm daily, for a gas line relocation associated with the US 50 Sanitary Sewer project. Upon completion, work will move to Kitty Lane and Shelley Drive with closure to all but local traffic until relocation work is completed.

4/15/2021:

CR 19 (Radford Rd) will be closed between the intersection of St. Rt. 50 & CR 17A (Hebbardsville Rd) between 8am-3:00pm for a culvert replacement.

4/12/2021 & 4/13/2021:

CR 19 (Hebbardsville Rd) will be closed today only between the intersections of Williams Rd and Enlow Rd from 7:30am-3:00pm for a culvert replacement.

4/6/2021 thru 4/9/2021:

Athens Township Road 31 (Ervin Road) will be closed to traffic from 6301 Ervin Road to 6401 Ervin Road between the hours of 7:00 am to 7:30 PM for work on the USR 50 Sanitary Sewer project. This will include the intersection of Ervin Road and Township Road 400 (Stage Coach Road). Motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible and find alternative routes.

4/5/2021:

CR 80 (Enlow Rd) will be closed between the Livestock Rd and Hebbardsville Rd intersections today until 3pm for a culvert replacement.

3/30/2021:

  • CR 19 (Hebbardsville Rd) will be closed from Williams Rd to Red Lane from 7:30am to 3:00pm for a culvert replacement.

3/4/2021 & 3/9/2021:

  • CR 78 (Marion Johnson Rd) will be closed between CR 80 (Enlow Rd) and TR 18 (Barrows Rd) for a culvert install. It is anticipated to start at 8am and finish by 2pm.

3/2/2021 Updated at 7:30am - High Water in Certain Locations of the Following County Roads

2/22/2021:

  • The CR 75- Coolville Ridge slip repair project will be delayed for another week. The project will start on 2/22/21 and last for 30 days.

2/15/2021:

  • The CR 75 - Coolville Ridge slip repair project will be delayed for one week due to low temperatures next week. The project will now start on 2/15/2021 and last for 30 days.

2/8/2021:

  • Starting 2/8/2021, CR 75 - Coolville Ridge will be closed at the address of 15535 for 30 days for a slip repair.