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Snow Plow Safety Tips

Snow Plow Safety Tips

Nov 2, 2018 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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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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Kent County Color Tour

Kent County Color Tour

Oct 9, 2018 Press Releases

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.

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Part-time/Temporary Employment Opportunity

Part-time/Temporary Employment Opportunity

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.

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Townships Partner to Fund 16 Mile Road Gravel-to-Pavement Construction

Townships Partner to Fund 16 Mile Road Gravel-to-Pavement Construction

Sep 4, 2018

Courtland, Oakfield, Nelson and Spencer townships collaborated with the Kent County Road Commission to transform three miles of gravel road to pavement.

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ALL-WAY STOP TO BE INSTALLED AT 13 MILE ROAD & PINE ISLAND DRIVE
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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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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