BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — City contractors will begin work on the South Union Street bridge rehabilitation project Monday, April 10.
This rehabilitation project will include the replacement of the superstructure and work on the approach of the South Union Street bridge over the Battle Creek River.
The work will result in the complete closure of the South Union Street bridge over the Battle Creek River during the entire duration of the project, with an estimated re-opening date for traffic on the bridge by the end of August, weather permitting.
Work hours will generally be from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. during the project.
Detour signs have been posted on South Union Street, at both Michigan Avenue and East Van Buren Street, for vehicles and pedestrians. The following recommended detour will be in place during the project:
- Northbound South Union Street traffic – Travel northwest on Michigan Avenue, turn right on Elm Street, turn right on East Van Buren Street, and then left to resume on South Union Street.
- Southbound South Union Street traffic – Turn right on East Van Buren Street, turn left on Elm Street, turn left on Michigan Avenue, and then left to resume on South Union Street.
There are no expected impacts to Battle Creek Transit routes from this project.
We appreciate everyone’s patience during all work on our city’s infrastructure.