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.
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.
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.
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.
The Kent County Road Commission offers the 2018 Color Tour assist travelers eager to take in the beauty of Kent County. Encompassing 274 total miles, the Color Tour guides motorists along county roads showcasing picturesque seasonal scenes.
Kent County Road Commission is accepting applications for the Maintenance and Equipment Divisions. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Wages range from $12-$14/hour; some nights and weekends may be required.
The state’s proposed 2019 budget includes two increases to transportation: a general fund revenue increase of $175 million ($3.5 million, KCRC) and a one-time surplus revenue increase of 300 million ($6 million, KCRC)
Continuing its systematic mowing of nearly 5,000 mile of right of way, KCRC and the Kent County Sheriff’s Department ask drivers and non-motorized road users to use extra caution when site distance is impacted by tall grass.