Author Archives: Athens County Emergency Management Agency

About Athens County Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency is the central point of coordination within the county for response and recovery to disasters. The primary focus of the agency when not in a response or recovery mode is to ensure that the county and citizens residing in it, are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster and to lead mitigation efforts against the effects of future disasters.

Athens County Senior Safety & Preparedness Day, Thursday May 16, 2019 from 10AM to 2PM.

The Athens County Commissioners welcome our senior citizen population to the Athens County Fairgrounds for a free lunch, prizes, and a day of safety awareness education.  Sponsored by Athens County EMA and supporting agencies. See supporting brochure below. Advertisements

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Wildman Rd Closure 11 April, 2019 for bridge replacement

Athens County Engineers will replace a culvert/bridge on Wildman Road .5 miles north of Ireland Road (County Road 59). The closure is scheduled on April 11, 2019 at 8AM and will take approximately 45 days to complete.

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Antle Orchard Road (Co Rd 87) Closure

Co Rd 87 (Antle Orchard Rd) approximately .47  mile west of St Rt 13, will close Monday, March 25, 2019 at 8am for 3 weeks for a (different)  Slip Repair Project.

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Athens Co Rd 10, Baker Rd CLOSED, Marion Johnson Rd to Fox Lake Rd until further notice, please avoid this area

The Athens County Engineer’s Office has closed Athens County Road 10, Baker Road between Athens County Road 78, Marion Johnson Road and Athens County Road 81, Fox Lake Road in Athens Township until further notice.  The roadway has been closed … Continue reading

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Canaan TWP RD 223, Buckley Run RD CLOSED, 1.5 miles N of US Route 50/32, until further notice, please avoid this area

The Canaan Township Trustees have closed Township Road 223, Buckley Run Road approximately 1.5 miles North of US Route 50/32, until further notice. The roadway has been closed due to a ground slip damaging the road.  Please avoid this area.

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ATHENS CO FLOOD WATCH, 12NOON, WED, 2/6/19 to 1PM, THU, 2/7/19, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Athens County from Wednesday 2/6/19 at 12 Noon through Thursday 2/7/19 at 1PM. Rounds of moderate to heavy rain and the combination of already saturated soils, may cause flooding. Expect … Continue reading

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Athens Co Rd 30, Hocking Parkway CLOSED, Riverside Dr to Hocking College, Mon, 2/11/19, 7AM to Mon, 3/4/19, avoid area

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing Athens County Road 30, Hocking Parkway between Riverside Drive and Hocking College in Nelsonville and York Township on Monday, 02/11/2019 at 7:00AM until approximately Monday, 03/04/2019.  The roadway is being closed for … Continue reading

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Athens Co LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY. roadways hazardous, blowing, drifting snows, icy, drive very cautiously!

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY February 1, 2019, 12:40 hours Athens County is under a LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

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Athens Co LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY. roadways hazardous, blowing, drifting snows, icy, drive very cautiously!

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY February 1, 2019, 00:20 hours Athens County is under a LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

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Athens Co snow emergency canceled, drive carefully some hazardous conditions may still exist in remote areas of county

ATHENS COUNTY SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELED January 30, 2019, 13:55 hours The snow emergency for Athens County has been canceled.  Please drive carefully some hazardous road conditions may still exist in remote areas of the county.

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