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Projects on Thornapple River Dr., Cedar Springs Ave., Coit Ave., & Jericho Ave. Begin June 13

Projects on Thornapple River Dr., Cedar Springs Ave., Coit Ave., & Jericho Ave. Begin June 13

Jun 10, 2016

These KCRC projects and permit work last a week or longer and include detours.

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Meddler Ave & McCabe Ave: Paving Work Begins June 8th & 9th

Meddler Ave & McCabe Ave: Paving Work Begins June 8th & 9th

Jun 9, 2016

Paving projects to extend the service life on Meddler Ave and McCabe Ave begin June 8th and 9th: detours posted for through traffic.

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Resurfacing Projects on Cascade Rd. & Morse Lake Ave. Begin Tuesday, June 7

Resurfacing Projects on Cascade Rd. & Morse Lake Ave. Begin Tuesday, June 7

Jun 3, 2016

​Resurfacing projects on Morse Lake Avenue and Cascade Road are scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 7. Both projects will improve the service life of the roads.

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Lincoln Lake Ave. & White Creek Ave. Projects Begin May 16

Lincoln Lake Ave. & White Creek Ave. Projects Begin May 16

May 13, 2016

The reconstruction project on Lincoln Lake Avenue between Belding Road (M-44) and 5 Mile Road and the resurfacing project on White Creek Avenue between 17 Mile Road and Indian Lakes Road are scheduled to begin Monday, May 16.

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68th Resurfacing Begins on May 12

68th Resurfacing Begins on May 12

May 11, 2016

The resurfacing project on 68th Street between Wilson Avenue and Ivanrest Avenue begins tomorrow, May 12. The existing asphalt surface will be crushed, regraded and compacted and then covered with Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA).

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National Public Works Week Free Family Event

National Public Works Week Free Family Event

May 5, 2016

In honor of National Public Works Week, KCRC and the City of Kentwood host the first annual Public Works Week Free Family Event on Wednesday, May 18 from 4-7 p.m., at Kentwood Public Works, 5068 Breton Rd SE. This event aligns with other special Public Works outreach events throughout the county.

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Resurfacing on Cascade Road Begins Monday, April 25

Resurfacing on Cascade Road Begins Monday, April 25

Apr 20, 2016

On Monday, April 25, Kent County Road Commission begins phase one of a two-phase resurfacing project on Cascade Road between Forest Hills Avenue and Kenmoor Avenue.

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KCRC Honored for Excellence

KCRC Honored for Excellence

Apr 12, 2016

KCRC took home Impress Awards for Operations and Communications at the County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan’s 2016 Highway Conference held in Lansing earlier this year.

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Division Ave. & Post Dr. Projects Begin April 11

Division Ave. & Post Dr. Projects Begin April 11

Apr 8, 2016

KCRC begins two major improvement projects on Monday, April 11: reconstruction on Post Drive and a safety project on Division Avenue

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84th Street Bridge Project

84th Street Bridge Project

Mar 31, 2016

The 84th Street Bridge over the Thornapple River in Caledonia Township is scheduled to undergo preventative maintenance beginning April 4.

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Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity

Mar 14, 2016

KCRC is accepting applications for Seasonal/Summer positions in the Maintenance and Equipment Divisions. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.

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KCRC Honored with Award of Excellence for 36th Street Reconstruction

KCRC Honored with Award of Excellence for 36th Street Reconstruction

Mar 4, 2016

The 36th Street Reconstruction Project was honored with the Award of Excellence by the Michigan Concrete Association (MCA), winning in the category of Urban Arterials.

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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Feb 5, 2016

​KCRC is currently accepting applications for two positions: Equipment Service Mechanic and Survey Party Chief. The deadline to apply for both positions is Friday, February 26.

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KCRC Urges Legislators: Reject House Bill 5016

KCRC Urges Legislators: Reject House Bill 5016

Dec 11, 2015

​Just a month after Governor Snyder signed the long overdue funding package to help restore the State’s transportation infrastructure, House Bill 5016 jeopardizes road projects by threatening to increase the price tag associated with making improvements, potentially costing the public - in Kent County, alone - hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

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What the New Road Funding Package Means to KCRC

What the New Road Funding Package Means to KCRC

​The seven-bill package signed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on November 10, 2015, provides a long overdue increase to the state’s investment in transportation. Phased-in over a five-year period beginning in 2017, the package is projected to provide a s

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What Is a Watershed?

What Is a Watershed?

A “watershed” is an area of land, defined by hills and ridges that drain to a common body of water. The Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds (LGROW) adopts a plan for managing as many aspects of the river as possible within its watershed area. It i

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KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Turns 25

KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Turns 25

Sep 29, 2015

​Since 1990, the Adopt-a-Road program has invited community volunteers to keep their favorite corridors litter-free, and the work conducted exemplifies the positive collaborative spirit shared between KCRC and the community it serves.

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2015 Construction Season

2015 Construction Season

KCRC ​has optimized its available financial resources to complete 219.29 lane miles of improvements during the 2015 Construction Season. Despite the amount accomplished, a long list of needed improvements remains.

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Readying for Disaster Response

Readying for Disaster Response

​Exercising preparedness is what prompted KCRC personnel to participate in NORTHERN EXPOSURE 2015, the state-wide emergency response simulation that integrated local, state and federal response to a catastrophic event.

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KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Turns 25

KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Turns 25

Sep 29, 2015 Press Releases

​Since 1990, the Adopt-a-Road program has invited community volunteers to keep their favorite corridors litter-free, and the work conducted exemplifies the positive collaborative spirit shared between KCRC and the community it serves.

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