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Posted on: June 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Water valve replacements beginning Thursday

Water Valve Replacement Capital Ave. SW June 9

June 7, 2022


For more information contact: Water Division, 269-966-3506

Water valve replacement beginning Thursday


BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — City crews will be replacing broken water valves, which will require temporary water shutoffs and a road closure beginning Thursday, June 9.  

This work will require temporary water shutoffs from 12 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., from June 9 to June 10, at the areas below:  

  • Capital Ave. SW, between Meadow Dr. and Stafford Ave.    
  • Loch Haven Lane, between Capital Ave. SW and Lakeside Dr. 
  • Lakeside Dr., between Loch Haven Lane and Rock Creek Lane
  • Rock Creek Lane, between Capital Ave. and Lakeside Dr.
  • Stafford Ave., between Capital Ave. SW and Leland Dr. S. 

City neighbors in this area should be prepared to be without water and for a potential boil water advisory when service returns. Additional information will be made available to the media, and through the city’s website and social media, should it become necessary.

Door hangers were distributed to the homes and businesses affected on Monday, June 6. 

During this work, Capital Ave. SW, between Minges Rd. and Golden Ave., will be closed in both directions to thru traffic and emergency vehicles from June 9 at 9 pm through June 10 at 2 pm.  A detour will be in place.  A map of the detour is attached to this release.  

Motorist are advised to avoid this area and follow all posted detour signs.

Transit route 4S, SW Capital bus, will detour on Friday, June 10. 

Traveling outbound the 4S bus will turn left on Golden Avenue, right on Riverside Drive, right on E. Hamilton Lane, and left on Capital Ave. SW, returning back to regular route.

Traveling inbound the 4S bus will turn right on E. Hamilton Lane, left on Riverside Drive, left on Golden Avenue, and right on Capital Ave. SW, returning back to regular route. 

The following bus stops located on Capital Avenue SW, between Golden Avenue and E. Hamilton Lane, will not be serviced on Friday, June 10:

George B. Place
 Jennings Road
 Cascade Drive
 Country Club Drive
 Francis Drive
 Minges Road

Minges Road
 Oakland Drive
 Francis Drive
 Country Club Drive
 Meadow Drive
 Jennings Road
George B. Place

The regular route will resume once the road is back open.

We appreciate everyone’s patience during this work.

See these streets on our Public Works interactive project map, by clicking this link DPW Construction Projects ( This is also available through the Your Government tab, under Public Works. 





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