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Project updates: 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue

Project updates: 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue

May 23, 2018

The Kent County Road Commission begins a Crush and Shape on Belmont Avenue, just south of the Belmont Bypass. In addition, work at the intersection of 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue is now complete

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PUBLIC NOTICE: HERBICIDE SPRAYING PROGRAM

PUBLIC NOTICE: HERBICIDE SPRAYING PROGRAM

The Kent County Board of Road Commissioners hereby provides notice to the public and property owners adjacent to bridges and culverts in Kent County of the 2018 Herbicide Spraying Program for brush and tree stumps around bridges and culverts in Kent County

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Three Improvement Projects Begin on 10 Mile Road, Belmont Avenue
Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician

KCRC is currently accepting applications for Engineering Technician. For consideration, applications must be submitted by Friday, June 1st, 2018

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Work Zone Safety Poster Contest Winners

Work Zone Safety Poster Contest Winners

Apr 18, 2018

Congratulations to this year's contest winners, whose creative designs champion safe driving practices. The contest supported National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week and KCRC's ongoing safety initiatives.

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National Work Zone Awareness Week

National Work Zone Awareness Week

Apr 9, 2018

"As KCRC and others prepare for the upcoming construction season, we want to raise awareness about the vulnerability our employees face when working in the roadway and steps that can be taken to improve safety for both motorists and our crews, alike."

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KCRC Receives $3.3 M Funding Increase

KCRC Receives $3.3 M Funding Increase

KCRC will add approximately 25 additional road miles of improvements thanks to the supplemental appropriation from Michigan Legislature, signed by Gov. Synder

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Seasonal Restrictions Lifted March 28

Seasonal Restrictions Lifted March 28

Beginning Wednesday, March 28 at 6 a.m., seasonal weight and speed restrictions will be LIFTED by 8 local agencies including KCRC.

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Seasonal/Summer Employment

Seasonal/Summer Employment

Feb 16, 2018

Kent County Road Commission is accepting applications for the Maintenance, Equipment and Engineering Divisions. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Our season begins in May and runs through September.

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Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Feb 15, 2018 Press Releases

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.

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Public Hearing

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.

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Snow Plow Safety for Kids

Snow Plow Safety for Kids

With snow returning in the forecast, KCRC wants to ensure that children playing outside stay safe when plow trucks are on the road. That is why KCRC drivers have produced a short video to remind families of the tips that will help kids “Play It Safe” throughout the winter.

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KCRC Reviews Successful Construction Season

KCRC Reviews Successful Construction Season

Surpassing targets, KCRC achieved 403 lane miles of improvements in 2017, an increase of 74 lane miles over what was accomplished in 2016.

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Take Advantage of Fall & Shake Your Mailbox

Take Advantage of Fall & Shake Your Mailbox

With winter just around the corner, we’re urging residents to give their mailbox an aggressive shake; if the mailbox moves, it most likely needs maintenance to withstand the winter season and storm response efforts.

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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 28th for two proposed 2018 improvement projects: 13 Mile Road from Kenowa Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue & 10 Mile Road from Alpine Avenue to Pine Island Drive.

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Snow Plow Safety Tips

Snow Plow Safety Tips

Oct 1, 2017 Winter Maintenance

KCRC crews are trained and ready to respond to winter storms, and drivers can do a lot to help keep both you and our drivers safe.

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2017 Color Tour of Kent County

2017 Color Tour of Kent County

Sep 26, 2017 Press Releases

KCRC’s 2017 “Color Tour” map is here! Encompassing 274 total miles the guide takes motorists along local roads showcasing picturesque seasonal scenes.

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Moving Safety Forward

Moving Safety Forward

Aug 7, 2017

The safety of our employees and those we serve is KCRC’s top priority. Here, employees share what helps to keep them safe when working on the road and in the garage.

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Open House

Open House

Jun 30, 2017

KCRC is holding an open house on July 26th to discuss plans and answer questions related to the 2018-2019 reconstruction of 13 Mile Road from Kenowa Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue.

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APWA Family Event

APWA Family Event

May 31, 2017 Press Releases

​Thank you to everyone who joined us for the second annual APWA Family Event, sponsored by KCRC and Kentwood Public Works. Guests had the opportunity to climb aboard our equipment and learn more about our daily efforts to improve everyday life.

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