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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

5 Alerts
December 30, 2021 11:16 AM

BCT Service Change - Driver Shortage

Beginning, January 10, 2022 the following changes will be in place until further notice:

• (3E) Main-Post and (4N) NE Capital will be a combined route. Alternating between routes each half-hour.
• (3E) Main-Post will operate...

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December 16, 2021 3:03 PM

Detour- Friday, December 17 - Emmet/East Avenue and Kendall/Goodale

Due to a closure on McCamly Street this Friday, December 17, bus routes 2E-Emmett/East Avenue and 3W-Kendall/Goodale will temporarily detour.

The 2E Emmett/East Avenue route will detour both inbound and outbound. The 3W Kendall/Goodale route will...

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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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Latest Update:

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

1 Alert
January 8, 2022 8:58 AM

Recycling delayed in area across from BC Country Club

Due to the winter weather conditions, Republic missed a Friday recycling pickup section, and planned to return this morning (Saturday, Jan. 8).

That section is along Capital Avenue SW, from Country Club Boulevard to East Minges Road, and east to Frances...

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Water System Information

3 Alerts
January 12, 2022 8:55 AM

Water main break on Riverside Drive

Due to a water main break on Riverside Dr., there will be a water shut off and a road closure today, January 12.

Water will be shut off on:
-Riverside Dr., from Beachfield Dr. to Moorland Dr.
-All of Ashton Lake D.
-All of Ashton Highlands Dr.

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January 8, 2022 5:24 PM

Water main break on Arlington Drive

A water main break has water shut off and the road closed on Arlington Drive, from Redner Avenue to Ardmoor Drive. This is just north of the city limit in the Urbandale area.

Crews expect the shutoff and closure to be in place until 1 a.m. while they...

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January 6, 2022 7:01 AM

Water main break on Fairfield Avenue

Our water crews are repairing an overnight water main break on Fairfield Avenue that has water shut off and the road closed on Fairfield, between Foster and Highland avenues.

Crews anticipate the work will complete at about 10 a.m. If you have water...

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Latest Update:

January 6, 2022 7:34 AM

The repairs were completed early. City crews already have water back on and the area has been cleared.