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5 Year Improvement Plan

The KCRC Five Year Primary Road Improvement Plan:

  • Is subject to change
  • does NOT include local road projects, which are scheduled and funded in collaboration with the townships

Ada Township

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

Algoma Township

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

ALL HIGHWAY (MDOT) Projects

Construction on state and interstate highways and trunklines is within the jurisdiction of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), not the Kent County Road Commission.

Further information regarding work on state and interstate (US, M,I) can be found at:

MDOT Road and Bridge Projects

I-196/I-96/East Beltline Avenue

Mi Drive Interactive Map

Alpine Township

Schedule Date: April 22 - May 8, 2019

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

Byron Township

Schedule Date: August 6 - August 15, 2019

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. These projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

Cannon Township

Schedule Date: Construction 2019

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

Cascade Township

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

Courtland Township

Schedule Date: May 28 - June 15, 2019

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. These projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

Gaines Township

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

Grand Rapids Township

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Local Road paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

KCRC’s Daily Work Schedule

TODAY’S SCHEDULE

Information regarding lane and road closures that correspond to work conducted by KCRC and our contractors. This list is updated Monday through Friday.

Plainfield Township

Schedule Date: May 30 - June 21, 2019

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

100th Street

Schedule Date: Projected: May 20 - July 31

Location Detail: East of Eastern Ave. to Kalamazoo Ave.

Reconstruct to 2-lane all season road standard.  Work includes tree removal, earthwork, valley gutter, ditches, culvert replacement, HMA pavement, pavement markings and restoration.  Through traffic will be detoured.  

100th Street Bridge over Thornapple River

Schedule Date: June 11 - August 23, 2019

Location Detail: East of River Short Drive

The Kent County Road Commission has contracted C.A. Hull Co., Inc for the following:
1. Repair Bridge Substructure
2. Replace Bridge Expansion Joints
3. Place stone riprap around bridge piers

During repair of the bridge substructure, a temporary signal will be installed on the bridge and alternating one-lane traffic will be allowed to pass on the bridge. The temporary signal will be in place through approximately July 4th.

 After the substructure repair is complete, the expansion joints and stone placement will require full bridge closure via a posted detour (TBD). This work will require approximately 5 weeks to complete. 

100th Street Culvert (Gaines No. 32)

Schedule Date: June 10 - July 5, 2019

Location Detail: .5 Miles west of East Paris Avenue

The Kent County Road Commission has contracted Wonsey Tree Service to replace existing 84” cmp culvert with an 8’ x 6’ reinforced concrete box culvert.

11 Mile Road

Schedule Date: May 16 - 31, 2019

Location Detail: Nestor Avenue to Pine Island Drive

Project will consist of cold milling the existing HMA surface and applying a one-course overlay.

13 Mile Road

Schedule Date: June 17 - June 28, 2019

Location Detail: Peach Ridge Ave. to M-37

Crush and shape existing asphalt surface and resurface with 3.5" of HMA (hot mix asphalt).  Through traffic will be detoured. 

13 Mile Road

Schedule Date: April - October 2019

Location Detail: Wabasis Ave. to Scranton Ave., Oakfield MI

Gravel to pavement construction project. 
May 2 - Stump Grinding: intermittent lane closures

13 Mile Road

Schedule Date: June 5 and June 7, 2019

Location Detail: Fruit Ridge Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue

The section of 13 Mile Road between Fruit Ridge Avenue and Peach Ridge Avenue will be closed to through traffic for patching on Wednesday, June 5 and top course paving on Friday, June 7. The intersection of Fruit Ridge Avenue and 13 Mile will also be closed on Friday, June 7 for paving. Access to properties within construction limits will remain open.

5 Mile Road

Schedule Date: 2019 Construction Season

Location Detail: Plainfield Avenue to Alpine Avenue

Resurfacing project: Cold mill existing 3-lane asphalt surface and resurface with 2 courses of hot mix asphalt (HMA). Two-way traffic will be maintained.

5 Mile Road

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Plainfield Ave. to East Beltline Ave.

Cold mill existing 3-lane asphalt surface and resurface with 2 courses of HMA (hot mix asphalt).  Two-way traffic will be maintained.

6 Mile Road

Schedule Date: June 3 - June 28, 2019

Location Detail: Walker Avenue to Alpine Avenue

Resurfacing Project: Crush and shape the existing asphalt surface and resurface with 2 courses of hot mix asphalt (HMA). Through traffic will be detoured to 7 Mile Road.

6 Mile Road

Schedule Date: June 4 - June 28, 2019

Location Detail: Walker Ave. to Alpine Ave.

The Kent County Road Commission has contracted Rieth-Riley for a crush and shape resurfacing project on 6 Mile Road. Crush and shape is a structural pavement treatment that grinds, or crushes, the existing asphalt and 1-2” of underlying gravel. The material is then regraded, compacted and covered with multiple layers of paver-placed hot asphalt. Through traffic will be detoured to 7 Mile Road. Access will be provided to residents, businesses and property owners within project limits for the duration of the project.

6 Mile Road

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Fruit Ridge Ave. to Walker Ave.

Crush and Shape the existing 3-lane asphalt surface and resurface with 2 courses of HMA (hot asphalt mix).  Through traffic will be detoured.

68th Street at Hanna Lake Avenue

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Intersection

Install new traffic signal with box span configuration, LED signal heads, backplates and detection.

68th Street at Madison Avenue (Proposed)

Location Detail: Traffic Signal Project

Modify and upgrade existing traffic signal, with box span configuration, LED signal heads, backplates and updated detection.

7 Mile Road

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Fruit Ridge Ave. to Alpine Ave.

Crush and shape the existing asphalt surface and resurface with 2 courses of HMA (hot mix asphalt).  Through traffic will be detoured.

76th Street

Schedule Date: August 20 - August 24, 2018

Location Detail: East of Clyde Park Avenue to west side of US-131

The mill and fill project includes cold-milling the existing asphalt 5 inches deep in the 5-lane section of 76th Street and 1.5 inches deep in the 4-lane portion and placing new asphalt paving and pavement markings.  The work will be phased to maintain 2-way traffic on 76th Street at all times. 
Traffic: Lane Closures

76th Street

Schedule Date: May 6 - May 31, 2019

Location Detail: Sierrafield Dr. to Clyde Park Ave.

The Kent County Road Commission has contracted Superior Asphalt to complete a resurfacing project on 76th Street. The crew will mill off the existing asphalt and replace it with 3 ½” new hot mix asphalt (HMA).  Through traffic will be detoured.

76th Street (Proposed)

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: West of US-131 to 300 ft east of Clyde Park Ave

Project: ​Mill & Fill and Resurfacing

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.

76th Street (Proposed)

Schedule Date: 2019 Construction Season

Location Detail: Clyde Park Avenue and Gordon Industrial Drive

The proposed project includes the widening of 76th Street to five lanes between Clyde Park Avenue and Gordon Industrial Drive during 2019. Work includes road, bridge and railroad crossing widening, steel piling, precast bridge segments, sand subbase, aggregate base, concrete curb and gutter, asphalt paving, pavement markings and restoration.

A Project Information Open House has been scheduled on December 13, 2018 between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at Byron Township Hall located at 8085 Byron Center Avenue in Byron Center. There is  no planned  presentation;  therefore, those interested may arrive anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

84th Street (survey work)

Schedule Date: May 2 - 3, 2019

Location Detail: Kalamazoo Avenue to Breton Avenue

The Kent County Road Commission will be completing preliminary survey work for a proposed 2020 reconstruction project on 84th Street between Kalamazoo Avenue and Breton Avenue.

 The section of 84th Street will be closed to through traffic, with a posted detour. Conducting the work within a closure will increase safety for motorists and workers and help to expedite completion.

84th Street at Byron Commerce Drive

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: Intersection

Install new traffic signal with box span configuration, LED signal heads, backplates and detection.

Algoma Bridge #52

Schedule Date: 2019 - TBD

Location Detail: 10 Mile Road over the Rogue River

Preventative maintenance project including expansion joint replacement and box beam repair.

Alta Dale Avenue

Schedule Date: August 7 - August 12, 2017

Location Detail: M-21 to Grand River Drive

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.

Barn Ridge Drive

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: 9 Mile Road to End

Project: Mill and Fill

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.

Bell Lake Drive

Schedule Date: May 17 - May 22, 2018

Location Detail: McCabe to the End

The paving project will include one course of 2” hot mix asphalt overlay.

Bella Vista Drive

Schedule Date: June 4 - June 15, 2018

Location Detail: Bella Vista (Belding Rd to Myers Lake)

Bella Vista: Mill & Fill (Resurfacing)
Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.
 

Belmont Avenue

Schedule Date: May 23 - June 8, 2018

Location Detail: Pine Hill Drive to South of Belmont Bypass

​Project: Crush & Shape and Resurfacing

Crush & Shape is a structural pavement treatment that grinds, or crushes, the existing asphalt and 1-2” of underlying gravel. The material is then regraded, compacted and covered with multiple layers of paver-placed hot asphalt. ("Road Closed" sign posted at 10 Mile Ave and Belmont Ave)

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