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The city’s engineering team is announcing the first round of 2020 road construction projects.
The City Commission approved the projects during Tuesday’s regular meeting. City staff tentatively expect work to begin in May.
View the list of streets on the next page, and with the accompanying map at battlecreekmi.gov/publicworks. Click on Engineering, then see Road Surface Treatments.
Before work begins, neighbors may encounter the city team performing maintenance and inspections, including activities like tree trimming, water valve exercising, lead water service line replacement, and sewer inspections.
As work is set to begin in specific areas, the city will release that information, details about any road closures or lane shifts, and expected duration of work. This information is released to the media, posted on the city’s website and social media, and marked on the interactive project map, accessible via our home page and mobile app.
The city also requires contractors to hang door announcements 24 hours ahead of construction.
Treatment types are as follows:
The city will release additional information on construction work and projects throughout the season. Officials ask everyone to stay tuned for those updates and appreciate everyone’s patience and caution during this and all work to maintain our city infrastructure.
The following roads will be chip sealed:
*This is part of a project to convert the four-lane road to three lanes.
The following roads will be resurfaced:
**Collaborative project with the Calhoun County Road Department.
In addition to this work, the Michigan Department of Transportation plans repaving work along Dickman Road, from Helmer Road to M-66. Crews also will add a right-turn lane from westbound Dickman to northbound Kendall Street, to improve traffic flow at the intersection, and the Kendall Street railroad crossing.
MDOT tentatively plans construction for May through August, and it will include daytime lane closures, and overnight total road closures, with posted detours.