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Local Agencies TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ENFORCEMENT of Seasonal Restrictions

Local Agencies TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ENFORCEMENT of Seasonal Restrictions

Beginning Wednesday, February 1 at 6 a.m., the following local agencies will TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ENFORCEMENT of Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions until further notice: Kent, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm and Ottawa County Road Commissions and the cities of Kentwood and Walker. The temporary suspension of enforcement is based on the current forecast of decreasing temperatures and frost levels.

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Mailbox Damage? What You Need to Know

Mailbox Damage? What You Need to Know

Dec 29, 2016 Winter Maintenance

KCRC investigates each complaint regarding a mailbox damaged during snow removal. If an inspection shows that the mailbox was hit by a plow or other KCRC equipment, KCRC will replace the mailbox.

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Winter Maintenance Operations

Winter Maintenance Operations

KCRC maintenance crews work hard to keep county and state roads drivable through the changing conditions of Michigan winters. The intensity, timing and duration of each winter event is different and response is adapted to address variables including type of precipitation, air and pavement temperature, traffic, wind, and time of day.

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Green Strobes Mean Go Slow!

Green Strobes Mean Go Slow!

To promote enhanced safety during storm response and other road maintenance efforts, KCRC joins state, county and municipal transportation agencies throughout the state in installing green strobe lights on road maintenance vehicles.

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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARINGS: Lappley Ave & Kalamazoo Ave

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARINGS: Lappley Ave & Kalamazoo Ave

Nov 4, 2016

Public Hearings will be held on Tuesday, November 22 for the proposed 2017 improvements of Lappley Ave from 14 Mile Rd (M-57) to 15 Mile Rd and Kalamazoo Ave. from 84th St to 76th St.

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Ada Drive Permit Work

Ada Drive Permit Work

Oct 19, 2016

Evening manhole work at Rix St & Bradfield intersections takes place from 10/20 at 9PM - 10/21 at 5AM.

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Fall Color Tour of Kent County, Michigan

Fall Color Tour of Kent County, Michigan

Oct 13, 2016

KCRC has created a county-wide “Color Tour” that guides motorists along local roads showcasing picturesque seasonal scenes. This year’s Color Tour encompasses 237 miles and has been divided into eight (8) routes.

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Patterson Avenue: Upcoming Closures

Patterson Avenue: Upcoming Closures

Oct 13, 2016

40th Street at Patterson will be closed 10/14 - 10/17 (Patterson open); Patterson between Broadmoor Ave and Town Center Dr will be closed 10/17 - 10/20.

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Reeds Lake Blvd. Closure

Reeds Lake Blvd. Closure

Oct 10, 2016

Reeds Lake Boulevard from Hall Street to Reeds Lake Boulevard will be closed Tuesday, October 11 for culvert repair.

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Ada Dr/Rix St Permit Work

Ada Dr/Rix St Permit Work

Oct 7, 2016

A detour is posted through October 8 for the permit work to install a sanitary sewer for a private development.

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Political Signs in Your Yard? Make Sure to Follow Policy

Political Signs in Your Yard? Make Sure to Follow Policy

Oct 4, 2016

During election season, political signs are seen throughout our community, and it is important for everyone’s safety that sign placement within the right-of-way aligns with KCRC policy

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West River Drive Permit Work Begins 10/3

West River Drive Permit Work Begins 10/3

Sep 30, 2016

Beginning Monday, October 3, West River Drive will be closed between 4 Mile Road and Stowell St NW for permit sewer work.

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KCRC Purchases Walker View Property

KCRC Purchases Walker View Property

Sep 19, 2016

The property was purchased as a potential relocation site for KCRC’s Central Complex, which resides along the Grand River and has been identified as an opportunity site for redevelopment under GR Forward.

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Projects on 10 Mile Rd. & Packer Dr. Begin Tuesday, September 6

Projects on 10 Mile Rd. & Packer Dr. Begin Tuesday, September 6

Sep 1, 2016

​Work on 10 Mile Rd. between M37/Alpine Ave. and POacker Drive between Van Dam Drive/Rogue River Road requires road closures and detours.

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Public Hearing on Proposed Budget

Public Hearing on Proposed Budget

Aug 24, 2016

Kent County Board of Road Commissioners holds its annual Public Hearing on the Proposed 2017 Budget on September 13th.

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Projects on West River Drive and 108th St/Alaska Ave Begin Week of August 22

Projects on West River Drive and 108th St/Alaska Ave Begin Week of August 22

Aug 23, 2016

​West River Drive (Safety Dr. to Northland Dr.) will remain open with lane closures; 108th St & Alaske Avenue intersection closed for project’s duration.

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Packer Drive Utility Work

Packer Drive Utility Work

Aug 19, 2016

The permit work is being conducted by DTE Gas on behalf of North Kent Sewer/Plainfield Township.

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Maston Lake Dr., Vergennes St. Projects Begin August 15

Maston Lake Dr., Vergennes St. Projects Begin August 15

Aug 12, 2016

​Both Maston Lake Drive Over Clear Creak and the Vergennes at Cumberland Ave. projects include detours.

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Jericho Resurfacing Begins Aug. 10

Jericho Resurfacing Begins Aug. 10

Aug 9, 2016

Jericho Avenue between Kroes Street and the Rockford City Limit will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project, which is scheduled to be completed by September 2.

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Resurfacing on Kraft Ave. Begins August 5

Resurfacing on Kraft Ave. Begins August 5

Aug 4, 2016

​The section of Kraft Ave. between 76th and Broadmoor Avenue will be closed to through traffic for the project’s duration.

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