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

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

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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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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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Students Honored for Work Zone Safety Poster Designs

Students Honored for Work Zone Safety Poster Designs

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Three Improvement Projects Begin on 10 Mile Road, Belmont Avenue

Three Improvement Projects Begin on 10 Mile Road, Belmont Avenue

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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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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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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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2017 Color Tour of Kent County

2017 Color Tour of Kent County

Sep 26, 2017 Press Releases

KCRC’s 2017 “Color Tour” map is here! Encompassing 274 total miles the guide takes motorists along local roads showcasing picturesque seasonal scenes.

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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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