Transportation & Public Works Department

  1. Bridge on Fowler Mill Road Closed for Several Years for Replacement - Detour in Place

    The bridge on Fowler Mill Road near 640 Fowler Mill Road over Little Bear Creek is closed indefinitely to through traffic until repaired. The design, planning, and replacement of the bridge is expected to take three years. A detour is in place. Read on...
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Due to Covid-19, all driveway and right of way applications as well as any supporting documents (site plans, drawings, etc...) are required to be submitted digitally to Once approved, permits will be sent via email. 

Payment can be made by check or credit/debit card.

If you have any questions, please email Erica Thomas at


Residential parking passes for 2021 are available for purchase.

Applications should be emailed with a copy of driver's license and proof of residency to:

The applicant will be notified when the passes are ready to be picked up at our downtown office, located at 120 W. Dougherty Street.

Payment can be made by check or credit/debit card.

Please contact our office if you have any questions, 706-613-3440

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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