This page is dedicated to updates and information pertaining to traffic signal intersections within the corporate limits of the City of Athens.
The City currently owns & maintains 32 signalized traffic intersections, as well as the H.A.W.K. (pedestrian crossing) located at TWU’s (Tennessee Wesleyan University) campus and two flashing warning beacons (VEHICLES ENTERING WHEN FLASHING) in the area of heavy industrial activity on SR2 north of Ingleside Ave/Hwy 305.
The City does not own and is not responsible for maintenance of ACS (Athens City Schools) school-zone flashing beacons located at Ingleside Elementary, North City Elementary, Westside Elementary, City Park Elementary, or Athens City Middle School. To report issues concerning ACS school-zone flashing beacons, please contact AUB (Athens Utility Board) at 423-745-4501.
The City does not own and is not responsible for maintenance of MCHS (McMinn County High School) school-zone flashing beacons located on SR2/Hwy 11 adjacent to the High School. To report issues concerning MCHS school-zone flashing beacons, please contact the McMinn County Board of Education Transportation Supervisor at 423-745-1612.
The following document denotes the standard specifications for all traffic signal intersections within the corporate limits of the City of Athens: Athens Traffic Signal Standard Specifications.