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Road Agencies Formulate Joint COVID-19 Storm Response Plan

Road Agencies Formulate Joint COVID-19 Storm Response Plan

Should an agency be compromised by COVID-19, neighboring agencies would assist during storm response efforts to ensure that the region’s main transportation arteries -- the highest volume, highest speed roads -- are cleared first.

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KCRC Awarded Innovative Idea Award at 2020 Snowplow Roadeo

KCRC Awarded Innovative Idea Award at 2020 Snowplow Roadeo

The award-winning sander system redesign is fabricated at KCRC and allows for more even and efficient chemical distribution from snowplow trucks.

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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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2020 Color Tour of Kent County

2020 Color Tour of Kent County

Sep 10, 2020 Press Releases

Kent County Road Commission kicks off the countdown to fall by introducing the first three routes of its annual Color Tour.

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Elections Are Coming: Here’s the Criteria for Political Signs in County Road ROW

Elections Are Coming: Here’s the Criteria for Political Signs in County Road ROW

KCRC has reached out to candidates and election parties to remind them of criteria that must be followed when placing signs in the county road right-of-way.

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2020 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

2020 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Mar 28, 2020 Press Releases

Kent County Road Commission and Kentwood Public Works Department invite third-grade students to "participate from home" in the fourth annual Work Zone Safety Poster Contest and help encourage safe work zone driving habits.

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Seasonal Restrictions LIFTED March 19 at 6AM

Seasonal Restrictions LIFTED March 19 at 6AM

Beginning Thursday, March 19 at 6 a.m., seasonal weight and speed restrictions will be lifted by KCRC and other local agencies.

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City of Kentwood and Kent County Road Commission Awarded for Patterson Avenue and 44th Street Joint Project

City of Kentwood and Kent County Road Commission Awarded for Patterson Avenue and 44th Street Joint Project

The Michigan Concrete Association has recognized the City of Kentwood and the Kent County Road Commission with an Award of Excellence for the agencies’ joint project at the intersection of Patterson Avenue and 44th Street.

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KCRC Helps Spread the Warmth

KCRC Helps Spread the Warmth

Dec 30, 2019 Press Releases

Road commission workers know how cold a Michigan winter can get - that's what motivated us to gather donations for the Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive sponsored by the Heart of West Michigan United Way.

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KCRC Salutes Our Veteranss

KCRC Salutes Our Veteranss

Nov 10, 2019 Press Releases

KCRC is closed on Monday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. In this video, KCRC's military mom Beth Nanzer and Marine Corps veteran Terry York share what Veterans Day means to them.

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Notice of Meeting Location Change

Nov 5, 2019 Press Releases

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KCRC Adjusts Schedule in Response to Union Strike Against Rieth-Riley Construction 

KCRC Adjusts Schedule in Response to Union Strike Against Rieth-Riley Construction 

The Kent Count Road Commission is taking the necessary steps to minimize the impact of the strike by Operating Engineers Local 324 against Rieth-Riley Construction, a KCRC contractor, that began today, July 31.

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2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Apr 12, 2019 Press Releases

The 2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest welcomed over 300 submission from talented third-grade artists who designed "caution signs" focusing on safety tips for driving through a work zone.

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Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions LIFTED April 10

Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions LIFTED April 10

Beginning Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00 a.m., Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions will be LIFTED.

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KCRC Board Rejects Offer for Central Complex Property

KCRC Board Rejects Offer for Central Complex Property

Mar 26, 2019 FinancePress Releases

The Kent County Road Commission board voted to reject 2722 Vassar LLC's proposal to purchase the Central Complex property at 1500 Scribner Avenue.

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KCRC Welcomes New Commissioner Robert VerHeulen

KCRC Welcomes New Commissioner Robert VerHeulen

Jan 9, 2019 Press Releases

Commissioner VerHeulen was appointed to KCRC’s board on January 3 by the Kent County Board of Commissioners. He replaces Patrick Malone who retired from the board in December 2018 after serving since 2007.

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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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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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