Johnson Road Closure- The Athens County Engineer’s Position

ODOT hosted a Virtual Public Meeting on March 10th, 2021 regarding the closure of the Johnson Road connection to the US-33 intersection.

Athens County Engineer, Jeff Maiden, supports closure of the MEDIAN ONLY of US 33 at the Johnson Rd intersection at this time. The Engineer believes the right turn in / right turn out of Johnson Road and US 33 intersection should remain in place. The Engineer’s opinion is based on a review of crashes at the intersection and as advised by Paul Goodhue, PE, PTOE.

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12-14-20- Athens County Engineer, Jeff Maiden, will be accepting applications for a Field Survey Assistant.  Check out the “Information-Job Opportunities” tab for more information and to download an application.

CR 48- New England Road Bridge Replacement

  • Before construction
  • After construction

Rome Township’s 2016 New England Road bridge replacement was surveyed, designed and built by ACEO.  Crews modified the existing abutments and replaced the steel superstructure.  The total construction cost was $119,148.69.

TR 225- Dover Township Hamley Run Road Bridge Replacement

  • Before construction
  • After construction

Dover Township’s Hamley Run Road bridge Replacement was surveyed, designed and built by the ACEO.   Surveyed, Designed, and built by ACEO.  The crews removed existing bridge and constructed 8’ x 8’ x 48’ box culvert.  Th total construction cost came to $181,960.21.

CR 20- East Scatter Ridge Road Paving Project

In September 2016, Nuko Paving began a 3 mile asphalt paving project on East Scatter Ridge Road.  The project consisted of 5 miles of cement base stabilization performed by ACEO and Reumac.  The total project cost was $561,703.35, the construction portion was $507,119.60, $400,000 of which was paid through an OPWC Issue 1 Grant.


CR 73- Wolfe Bennett Pavement Project

In November 2016, Shelly and Sands began a pavement project on Wolfe Bennett Road that consisted of 1.02 miles of cement base stabilization and 1.57 miles of asphalt paving.  The project was designed by ACEO with a total construction cost of $205,154.65, 95% ($194,926.85) of which was paid by AEP.


CR 1A- Happy Hollow Road Paving Project

  • Before construction
  • After construction

In August 2016, a 5 mile motor paving/chip and seal project began on Happy Hollow Road.  This was the first project in Athens County funded by the Eastern Federal Lands Access Program Grant (EFLAP)- $104,689 (80/20).  The project was designed, ditched and bermed by ACEO and constructed by Shelly Co. with the low bid of $129.884.40.

Pavement Striping Project

In the summer of 2016, Griffin Pavement Striping began a county wide pavement striping project, covering 28.13 miles of Athens County roads.  The project was designed by the ACEO with the total cost of $33,813.88.


CR 33B Slope Reconstruction

  • Before construction
  • Slope reconstruction

In Spring 2016, Parker Corporation began a slip repair project on Diamond Brick Road at the 1.57 mile marker.  They were the low bid on the project at $117,483.07.  The slope reconstruction method was used to repair this slip using rock channel protection.  The project was surveyed and designed by the ACEO and was ODOT emergency funded (80/20).