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March 28, 2020 1:56 PM

City COVID-19 information - English, ASL, Burmese, Español

Pleases see this web page, and its sub-pages, for community information on the COVID-19 pandemic and response, and current city operations, as we begin a gradual reopening on Monday, June 15.

Transit Announcements

3 Alerts
September 7, 2021 7:59 PM

Battle Creek Transit - Power Outage

BCT Administrative Office is currently without power. As of right now we do not have a restoration time, but we can expect this outage to last through tomorrow.

Buses, Tele-Transit and BCGo will continue to operate as normal. Due to the power outage,...

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April 22, 2021 2:59 PM

Detour - Columbia / Territorial Route

EFFECTIVE - Monday, August 16, 2021
Detour for Columbia / Territorial Route 2W is cancelled.
Columbia/Territorial Route 2W will resume regular operating schedule.

Due to...

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August 13, 2021 5:00 PM

EFFECTIVE - Monday, August 16, 2021

Detour for Columbia / Territorial Route 2W is cancelled. 

Columbia/Territorial Route 2W will resume regular operating schedule. 

April 28, 2020 4:18 PM

Transit- Face Masks Required On Buses

Under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's newest executive order (2020-59), face masks are now required in all enclosed public spaces.

Face covering can be any breathable material covering both the nose and the mouth, such as a homemade mask, scarf, bandana, or...

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Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste

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Water System Information

4 Alerts
October 20, 2021 1:43 PM

Final day of hydrant flushing was Oct. 19

City crews finished our 2021 hydrant flushing program on Tuesday, Oct. 19.

They flushed some areas along and south of Dickman Road, west of the city limit. They also flushed in Emmett Township, just east of the city limit, and along Beadle Lake Road.

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October 18, 2021 4:29 PM

Hydrant flushing progress for Oct. 18

City crews completed hydrant flushing today in the far northwest corner of the city, along and north of Dickman Road to the city limits. They also flushed in Emmett Township, along East Michigan Avenue, and in the southern area of the township, along...

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September 26, 2021 10:17 PM

Hydrant flushing starts Sept. 27, during daytime hours

City Water crews will begin the annual fire hydrant flushing program Monday, Sept. 27, during daytime hours.

We expect to finish the program by mid-October. Crews will flush hydrants during the day, Monday through Friday, between 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m....

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September 15, 2021 11:03 AM

Water main replacement beginning Thursday

City contractors will be replacing a water main at the intersection of Foster Avenue and Wentworth Avenue that requires temporary water shutoffs and a road closure beginning Thursday, Sep. 16.

This work will require temporary water shutoffs from 8 a.m....

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