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Political Election Signs in Right of Way

Political Election Signs in Right of Way

KCRC permits the placement of posters/signs advertising one’s candidacy within county right-of-way with certain restrictions and in accordance with KCRC's Political Election Signs policy

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NOTICE OF SALE OF EXCESS EQUIPMENT

NOTICE OF SALE OF EXCESS EQUIPMENT

Jun 29, 2018 Finance

Sealed bids will be received at the Kent County Road Commission, 1500 Scribner Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI  49504 Thursday, July 26, 2018, 8:30 AM deadline for the purpose of disposing of the following described equipment.

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KCRC Receives Additional $9 Million under State’s Proposed 2019 Budget

KCRC Receives Additional $9 Million under State’s Proposed 2019 Budget

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)

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Accelerated Grass Growth: Proceed with Caution

Accelerated Grass Growth: Proceed with Caution

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.

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Why Are You Putting Tar & Gravel on Paved Roads?

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.

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Students Honored for Work Zone Safety Poster Designs
Project Updates

Project Updates

May 29, 2018

Two road improvement projects and one utility project begin next week that require corresponding lane and road closures week.

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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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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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