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KCRC Salutes Our Veteranss

KCRC Salutes Our Veteranss

Nov 10, 2019 Press Releases

KCRC is closed on Monday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. In this video, KCRC's military mom Beth Nanzer and Marine Corps veteran Terry York share what Veterans Day means to them.

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Snow Plow Safety Tips

Snow Plow Safety Tips

Oct 20, 2019 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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Kent County Color Tour

Kent County Color Tour

Oct 7, 2019 Press Releases

The Kent County Road Commission offers the 2019 Color Tour to assist travelers eager to take in the beauty of Kent County.

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KCRC Adjusts Schedule in Response to Union Strike Against Rieth-Riley Construction 

KCRC Adjusts Schedule in Response to Union Strike Against Rieth-Riley Construction 

The Kent Count Road Commission is taking the necessary steps to minimize the impact of the strike by Operating Engineers Local 324 against Rieth-Riley Construction, a KCRC contractor, that began today, July 31.

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Traffic Signals with Flashing Yellow Arrow

Traffic Signals with Flashing Yellow Arrow

As the Kent County Road Commission upgrades traffic signals throughout the network, more and more signals will become equipped with the flashing yellow arrow. Review what each arrow of the traffic light means.

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Why Are You Putting Tar and Gravel on Paved Roads?

Why Are You Putting Tar and 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.

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2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Apr 12, 2019 Press Releases

The 2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest welcomed over 300 submission from talented third-grade artists who designed "caution signs" focusing on safety tips for driving through a work zone.

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Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions LIFTED April 10

Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions LIFTED April 10

Beginning Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00 a.m., Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions will be LIFTED.

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KCRC Board Rejects Offer for Central Complex Property

KCRC Board Rejects Offer for Central Complex Property

Mar 26, 2019 FinancePress Releases

The Kent County Road Commission board voted to reject 2722 Vassar LLC's proposal to purchase the Central Complex property at 1500 Scribner Avenue.

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Why Aren’t You Grading My Gravel Road?

Why Aren’t You Grading My Gravel Road?

With muddy conditions and frost coming out of the ground, grading can actually worsen road conditions rather than improve them.

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Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions Enforced Beginning March 8

Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions Enforced Beginning March 8

Beginning Friday, March 8 at 6 a.m., Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions will be enforced by the Kent County Road Commission and other neighboring road agencies.

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2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Feb 20, 2019

Kent County Road Commission and Kentwood Public Works Department invite third-grade students in Kent County to participate in the third annual Work Zone Safety Poster Contest and help encourage motorists to Drive Like You Work Here.

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Winter Weather Response

Winter Weather Response

Jan 30, 2019 Winter Maintenance

Included are daily updates regarding the Kent County Road Commission's Response Efforts

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KCRC Welcomes New Commissioner Robert VerHeulen

KCRC Welcomes New Commissioner Robert VerHeulen

Jan 9, 2019 Press Releases

Commissioner VerHeulen was appointed to KCRC’s board on January 3 by the Kent County Board of Commissioners. He replaces Patrick Malone who retired from the board in December 2018 after serving since 2007.

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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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RESTORED Traffic Control

RESTORED Traffic Control

Oct 20, 2018 Press Releases

A four-way stop has been installed as temporary traffic control at 84th Street and Burlingame Avenue, where a traffic signal was damaged during an accident today.

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Snow Plow Safety for Kids

Snow Plow Safety for Kids

With the winter season approaching, KCRC wants children playing outside to stay safe when plow trucks are on the road. KCRC drivers have produced a short video to remind families of the tips that will help kids “Play It Safe” throughout winter.

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