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Public Works/Road Work

Posted on: July 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Mill/pave work starts on Ritchie, 5th Ave today

Shadow skyline of Battle Creek with text Upcoming Work News

The city’s contractor started milling and paving work on two city streets today – Wednesday, July 21. 

The following streets will be milled starting Wednesday, with work taking place from approximately 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Paving is expected to be complete by July 30, weather permitting. 

Both roads will be closed to thru traffic only. Pedestrian and vehicular traffic in the areas should be aware of construction activity and follow posted signs and flagger instructions. Please plan for intermittent traffic disruptions during paving.  

We appreciate everyone’s patience during this and all work. 

Streets scheduled this week: 

  • Ritchie Lane – River Road to South Bedford Road 

  • 5th Avenue – West of Helmer Road North to dead end 

See these streets on our Public Works interactive project map, at This is also available through the Your Government tab, under Public Works.