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Kent County Flooding 2018 | Resource Page

Crews are investigating standing water and flooded areas and place barricades and flashers, where necessary. Please slow down and heed warnings and closures. We are assessing roads and are closing/opening them as conditions warrant.

Crews will continue clearing catch basins, cleaning spillways, removing debris and patching potholes.

Roads closed due to water over road (updated 9:15 AM, 2/23/18):

Ashley (5 Mile Rd to 6 Mile Rd)

Summit (12 Mile Rd to 13 Mile Rd)

Friske (12 Mile Rd to Rector)

Whipple (Shaner to Myers Lake)

Ashley Ave (7 Mile Rd to M-44)

Reeds Lake Blvd (East Beltline Ave to Manhattan)

Division Ave (7 Mile Rd to 8 Mile Rd)

Konkle (east of Jupiter)

Indian (off West River)

River Point (off Indian)

Abrigador Trail (off West River)

Abrigador Trail (off West River Center)

Willow (off 4 Mile Rd)

Willow (off Canright)

Willow (off Bailey Park)

Walnut Park (off Northland Dr)

Shady Dr (off Knapp St)

Forest Ridge (off Coit Ave)

Michigan St (Twin Lakes Ave to Crahen)

60th St (Bancroft to M-50)

60th St (Pratt Lake Ave to Montcalm Ave)

64th St (East of Pratt Lake Ave)

Wingeier Ave (64th St to 68th St)

Pratt Lake Ave (64th St to 68th St)

Montcalm Ave (Flat River Dr to Covered Bridge Rd)

68th St (Wingeier to Pratt)

Jackson St (M-21 to Oberley Dr)

Grand River Dr (Jackson St to Montcalm Ave)

Riverbend between Butterworth and Veterans Dr (City of Walker)

White St (West of Franklin Ave) (City of Grandville)

Division Ave (North of RR Tracks) (City of Grandville)

Indian Mounds Drive (City of Grandville)

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Employment Opportunities

KCRC is currently accepting applications for
-Equipment Service Mechanic
-Engineering Technician
-Seasonal/Summer Employees


Flooding Response

A number of roads have been closed due to water over the road. Click here for the list and other information about KCRC response.


Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

In honor of National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) running April 9-13, the Kent County Road Commission and Kentwood Public Works Department invite third-grade students in Kent County to help spread the message that Work Zone Safety Is Everybody’s Responsibility.


Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions

Beginning Monday, February 19 at 6 a.m., seasonal weight and speed restrictions will be enforced by eight local agencies including KCRC.


Public Hearing

Proposed 2018 improvement of Knapp Street from Dunnigan Avenue to west of Grand River Drive, and from west of Shady Drive to west of Pettis Avenue is scheduled for Tuesday, March 20, 2018.


Why Are You Putting Tar & Gravel on Paved Roads?

Chip Seal, or “Sealcoat,” is an integral part of KCRC’s preventive maintenance efforts, serving as a cost effective surface treatment that extends pavement life.