March 21, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact: Engineering at 269-966-3343
Scheduled electric outage to begin overnight
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – On Saturday, May 22, 2021, beginning at 2:30 a.m., Consumers Energy will shut off power in the area of Riverside Drive and Columbia Avenue E. while crews install new transformers and underground cable.
During this work, businesses and residences along Columbia Avenue E., between Riverside Drive and M-66, including Keystone Drive and Clubhouse Drive, will be affected.
This outage will impact the traffic signal at Riverside Drive and Columbia Avenue E. Motorists should treat this intersection as a 4-way stop. Since this intersection is owned by MDOT, no traffic signage will be placed.
Pedestrians and motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling through this intersection while work is being performed.
The outage is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 22, 2021, between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., with a back-up date of Sunday, May 23, 2021 during the same time period.
We appreciate everyone’s patience during this and all work.