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The Athens County Engineer’s Office is advertising for bids for Cement for the CR20 Base Stabilization Project.  Look at the Bids and RFP’s page under the “Information” menu for more details.

Public Meeting

The board members of the proposed Athens County Transportation District will hold a special meeting for the purpose of electing officers and reviewing proposed projects. The meeting will take place on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 1pm at the Athens County Engineer’s Office.

Press Release

ATHENS COUNTY ENGINEER CONTRACTS WITH LJB INC. TO PERFORM SAFETY STUDY ON RADFORD ROAD (CR 19)

In August of 2015, the Athens County Engineer’s Office received a 90% reimbursement grant from the County Engineer’s Association of Ohio (CEAO) to perform a Safety Study on Radford Road (CR 19). The following is included in the grant:

  • Safety Study – Study All Accidents
  • Speed Zone Study
  • Asset Inventories
    • Guardrail Inventory
    • Pavement Marking Inventory
    • Roadside Hazard Inventory
    • Sign Compliance
  •  Operational Analysis at Major Intersections
  • Project Total Cost = $42,422.00
    • Cost to County (10%) = $4,242.20

The Safety Study contract was finalized on January 12th, 2016 with LJB Inc. Founded in 1966, LJB provides civil and structural engineering, as well as safety and environmental services. LJB is a recognized leader in traffic safety studies, having successfully delivered studies to city and county governments, transportation planning organizations, and nearly every District for the Ohio Department of Transportation. The firm has Ohio offices in Dayton, Cleveland, and Lima, as well as locations in Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, and Texas.

LJB plans to complete the project by May 31st, 2016. The Athens County Engineer will use the information contained in the Safety Study Report to pursue grant funding in July 2016, in order to begin making safety upgrades along Radford Road.

Job Opportunity

The Athens County Engineer, Jeff Maiden, will be accepting applications for a Truck Driver position. This position includes performing routine work in the operation of light equipment and/or vehicles for the construction, repair and maintenance of County roadway and bridge systems. The beginning wage rate is $15.00 per hour. Must possess a valid State of Ohio Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, with air brakes; must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and maintain insurability under the County’s vehicle insurance policy. Previous experience in highway/bridge construction or maintenance is required. Applicants should be in good physical condition and will be required to submit to drug/alcohol testing, FBI/BCI background check, and a physical. Applications and job descriptions can be downloaded from the website or picked up at the Athens County Engineer’s Office, 16000 Canaanville Road, Athens, Ohio 45701 from the hours of 7:00am to 3:30pm beginning Monday, October 19th, through Monday, November 2nd, 2015. The deadline to submit the application will be Monday, November 2nd, 2015 by 3:30 pm. Athens County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.