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COVID-19

1 Alert
March 28, 2020 1:56 PM

Community COVID-19 info - English, ASL, Burmese, Español

https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/718/COVID-19

Transit Announcements

6 Alerts
April 28, 2020 4:18 PM

Transit- Face Masks Required On Buses

Under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's newest executive order (2020-59), face masks are now required in all enclosed public spaces.

Face covering can be any breathable material covering both the nose and the mouth, such as a homemade mask, scarf, bandana, or...

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April 7, 2020 8:27 AM

Transit Routes Detour - Electrical Work Downtown

Due to an electrical upgrade project downtown, McCamly will be closed between Hamblin and West Michigan starting Tuesday, April 7th. This work will require our 2E Emmett/East, 3W Kendall/Goodale, and 1W West Michigan (Saturday route) to make a slight...

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March 27, 2020 1:39 PM

Transit - Temporary Service Change

Starting Saturday, March 28, 2020 service is temporarily suspended for BCGo. This service change will remain in place until further notice.

BCT is still operating our regular bus and Tele-Transit services Monday – Friday from 5:15am until Midnight and...

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March 22, 2020 1:29 PM

Transit COVID-19 Service Change

To further protect our drivers and passengers, BCT is implementing fare-free trips and asking all passengers to board the bus from the rear door. Passengers using mobility aids, such as wheelchairs or walkers, may continue to board at the front with the...

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March 10, 2020 11:17 AM

Transit Detour- Fort Custer/VA Route

Those who ride the Fort Custer/VA 5W bus route will experience a temporary route change, until further notice.

The bus will stop on Armstrong Road, near the entrance to the VA Medical Center campus, at Urban Drive (Adient). The VA will then provide a...

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March 6, 2020 5:47 PM

Fort Custer/VA 5W bus temporary detour

Those who ride the Fort Custer/VA 5W bus route will experience a temporary route change, until further notice.

The bus will stop on Armstrong Road, near the entrance to the VA Medical Center campus, at Urban Drive. The VA will then provide a shuttle from...

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Water System Information

6 Alerts
May 21, 2020 2:05 PM

Water valve replacement/ VÁLVULAS DE AGUA

May 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Water valve replacement/ VÁLVULAS DE AGUA

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — water valve replacement work will take place next Wednesday, May 27, causing temporary water...

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May 12, 2020 1:26 PM

Trial water shutoffs tomorrow

May 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Trial water shutoffs tomorrow

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Trial water shutoffs for an upcoming project will begin tomorrow morning in the areas listed below. ...

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May 6, 2020 9:38 AM

Water main break/ Cañerías Principales – Darragh, Kirkpatrick, Jean Ln., and Woods Rd.

May 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Water main break/ Cañerías Principales – Darragh, Kirkpatrick, Jean Ln., and Woods Rd.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — a water main break in the area of Darragh Drive...

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April 25, 2020 12:28 PM

CONSEJOS DE AGUA POTABLE en Jackson St W y Carlyle

CONSEJOS DE AGUA POTABLE
Hervir su agua antes de usar

Una parte del sistema de agua de la Ciudad de Battle Creek ha sido cerrado por mejoras o reparaciones. Cuando se reduce la presión de un sistema de agua municipal para permitir que se realicen...

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Latest Update:

April 26, 2020 12:49 PM

ATENCIÓN -- El aviso de agua a terminado. Pueden tomar el agua de nuevo.

April 25, 2020 11:26 AM

Boil Water Advisory (Jackson St W.)

DRINKING WATER ADVISORY
BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING
A portion of the City of Battle Creek water system has been shut down for improvements or repairs. Whenever the pressure of a municipal water system is reduced to allow for work to be done on the water...

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Latest Update:

April 26, 2020 12:18 PM

CITY OF BATTLE CREEK
CANCELLATION OF BOIL WATER ADVISORY

A portion of the City of Battle Creek water system was advised of the need to boil all tap water used for drinking and cooking. The area involved in this Boil Water Advisory is as follows.

On Jackson St W between Capital Ave SW & Carlyle St
On Carlyle St between Michigan Ave W & Jackson St W

The City of Battle Creek has determined it is no longer necessary to use bottled water or boil water before drinking or cooking. Follow-up sampling has confirmed no coliform bacteria are present in the water supply.

For more information, please contact Perry Hart at 269-966-3481 or The City of Battle Creek Verona Pumping Station at 269-966-3493.

General guidelines on ways to lessen the risk of infection by microbes are available from the EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.


April 20, 2020 10:24 AM

UPDATE: Water valve replacement/ Cañerías Principales – Jackson St. W. Saturday

April 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

UPDATE: Water valve replacement/ Cañerías Principales – Jackson St. W.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — a water main valve break on Jackson St. W., between Caryle...

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Latest Update:

April 22, 2020 11:19 AM

This work will now take place on Saturday, April 25.