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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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Snow Plow Safety for Kids

Snow Plow Safety for Kids

With snow returning in the forecast, KCRC wants to ensure that children playing outside stay safe when plow trucks are on the road. That is why KCRC drivers have produced a short video to remind families of the tips that will help kids “Play It Safe” throughout the winter.

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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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Snow Plow Safety Tips

Snow Plow Safety Tips

Oct 1, 2017 Winter Maintenance

KCRC crews are trained and ready to respond to winter storms, and drivers can do a lot to help keep both you and our drivers safe.

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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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