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Posted on: April 3, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Work to repair sinkhole will result in temporary lane closure along Helmer Road this week

A Battle Creek city street map showing the sinkhole repair work as a solid, light blue line.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — City sewer crews will begin work to repair a newly-formed sinkhole at a storm inlet along Helmer Road, resulting in a temporary lane closure starting tomorrow, Tuesday, April 4.

The specific section of Helmer Road affected by this temporary lane closure is:

  • Northbound, outside lane of Helmer Road South, between East Airport Road and West Territorial Road

Crews expect the work to begin tomorrow, Tuesday, April 4, and be completed by Thursday, April 6, dependent on weather conditions. Work hours will be from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. during this project.

We appreciate everyone’s patience during all work on our city’s infrastructure.