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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Chip seal treatment begins next week

Road work ahead

June 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269-966-3343

Chip seal treatment begins next week

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The first group of city streets are scheduled for surface improvements, starting Monday, June 11.

The following streets will be chip sealed, with work taking place from approximately 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Work is expected to finish by June 26, weather permitting.

Beckley Rd - 250 feet east of Stone Jug Rd.
Betz Rd - Division Dr. to Beckley Rd.
Cascade Ct - South Lakeside Dr. to Cascade Dr.
Cascade Dr. - South Lakeside Dr. to Cascade Ct.
Division Dr. - Stone Jud Rd. to Betz Rd.
Hedges Rd. - Carver Rd. to north city limit
Jennings Rd. - Smithfield Rd. to Capital Ave. SW
Lakeshire Rd. - Riverside Dr. to Golden Ave.
Lakeshire Dr. S - Smithfield Rd. to Jennings Rd.
Loch Haven Ln. - South Lakeside Dr. to Capital Ave. SW
Nichols Rd. - west end to South Minges Rd.
Park Pl. - Frances Dr. to Lincoln Hill Rd.
Rock Creek Ln. - South Lakeside Dr. to Capital Ave. SW
Sheffield Rd. - Riverside Dr. to Lakeshire Rd.
Smithfield Rd. - Jennings Landing to Jennings Rd.
Songbird Ln. - West Columbia Ave. to Renton Rd.
Sonoma Rd. - Beckley Rd. to north end
South Hills Dr. - Capital Ave. SW to Lincoln Hill Dr.
Stevens Rd. - West Columbia Ave. to Stone Jug Rd.
Stone Jug Rd. - Watkins Rd. to 415 feet South
Stone Jug Rd. - north limit south of I-94 to Beckley
Stone Jug Rd. - Beckley Rd. to 250 feet South
Stone Jug Rd. - Carver Rd. to south city limit
Sylvan St. - Dawn St. to W. Columbia Ave.
Treehaven Ln. - Lakeshire Rd. to east end
Watkins Rd. - west city limit to east limit
Watkins Rd. - Renton Rd. to Stone Jug Rd.
Watkins Rd. - South Helmer Rd. to South Minges Rd.
Williams Dr. - Capital Ave. SW to Lincoln Hill Dr.

The work is being done through the City’s Capital Preventative Maintenance contract. Chip seal is an effective way to extend the life of street pavement, lasting five to six years. Crews apply liquid asphalt and small stone chips, then roll over it.

The streets will remain open and neighbors will have access to their properties. Please plan for intermittent traffic disruptions, which could cause delays.

Please do not park on these streets during work hours; vehicles will be towed.

Residents on these streets will receive door hangers the day before work begins.

We appreciate everyone’s patience during this and all work to maintain our infrastructure. Neighbors on streets set for chip seal treatment should receive a postcard notifying them of this work.


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