6/12/2023 UPDATE: Overhead power line work along Battle Creek Linear Path has been completed and Linear Path is now open along the section near Wagner Drive and East Emmett Street. City crews are working with the contactors to remove their signage from this area, if it hasn't already been removed.
The section of Linear Path near Wagner Drive and South Union Street is still closed, as overhead power line work continues in this area.
4/5/2023 UPDATE: Overhead power line work along Battle Creek Linear Path by city contractors has been extended for an additional 90 days, through early July, due to weather and ground conditions.
The same temporary closures and detours of two sections of the path are still in place for the duration of this work.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — City contractors will be working on overhead power lines along Battle Creek Linear Path, resulting in temporary closures and detours of two sections of the path, from now through early April.
The specific Battle Creek Linear Path closures and detours are as follows:
Closure: Battle Creek Linear Path along Wagner Drive, near the intersection of Wagner and Union Street S.
- Detour: Neighbors headed southwest along this section of Battle Creek Linear Path should follow Wagner Drive to the intersection of Wagner and Union Street S., and take a left on Union. Then, head south down Union until returning to the path.
Closure: Battle Creek Linear Path along Wagner Drive, from the intersection at Wagner and Wren Street to the intersection of the path and E. Emmett Street
- Detour: Neighbors headed northeast along this section of Battle Creek Linear Path, at the intersection of Wagner Drive and Wren Street, should cross over Wagner using the crosswalk and proceed down the west sidewalk along Wagner. Then, turn right down E. Emmett Street, at the intersection of Wagner and Emmett, and proceed until they are able to return to the north-bound path.
We appreciate everyone’s patience during all work on our city’s infrastructure.