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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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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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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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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 28th for two proposed 2018 improvement projects: 13 Mile Road from Kenowa Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue & 10 Mile Road from Alpine Avenue to Pine Island Drive.

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Moving Safety Forward

Moving Safety Forward

Aug 7, 2017

The safety of our employees and those we serve is KCRC’s top priority. Here, employees share what helps to keep them safe when working on the road and in the garage.

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Open House

Open House

Jun 30, 2017

KCRC is holding an open house on July 26th to discuss plans and answer questions related to the 2018-2019 reconstruction of 13 Mile Road from Kenowa Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue.

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APWA Family Event

APWA Family Event

May 31, 2017 Press Releases

​Thank you to everyone who joined us for the second annual APWA Family Event, sponsored by KCRC and Kentwood Public Works. Guests had the opportunity to climb aboard our equipment and learn more about our daily efforts to improve everyday life.

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KCRC Managing Director Elected President of County Road Association

KCRC Managing Director Elected President of County Road Association

Mar 29, 2017 Press Releases

KCRC managing director Steven A. Warren was elected president of the County Road Association of Michigan (CRA) at CRA’s 2017 Highway Conference held in Lansing earlier in March.

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Seasonal restrictions LIFTED March 27 at 6AM

Seasonal restrictions LIFTED March 27 at 6AM

​Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Newaygo Road Commissions & the cities of Kentwood and Walker lift restrictions beginning Monday, March 27.

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Enforcement of Seasonal Restrictions REINSTATED: February 13

Enforcement of Seasonal Restrictions REINSTATED: February 13

Beginning February 13 at 6 a.m these agencies REINSTATE ENFORCEMENT of Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions:

Kent, Allegan, Barry,Ionia and Muskegon county road commissions and the cities of Kentwood and Walker.

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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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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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