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KCRC’s 2018 major primary improvement project information is available here.

Cutter Parkway, Eastmont, Kirk and Glen Meadow (S of Cascade Rd)

Schedule Date: May 7 - June 15, 2018

Location Detail: South of Cascade Road

Mill and fill projects. Construction will be completed with road closed to through traffic.

East Paris (Complete)

Schedule Date: 7-3-18 until further notice

Location Detail: South of 68th Street

Closed to through traffic for repaving
Contractor: Superior Asphalt

Edgerton Avenue

Schedule Date: April 30 - May 11, 2018

Location Detail: Indian Lakes Road to 16 Mile Road

Crush & shape and repave

Fruit Ridge Avenue (Complete)

Schedule Date: August 14 - September 14, 2018

Location Detail: 10 Mile Road to 12 Mile Road

​Project: Crush & Shape and Overlay

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.

Ginger Brook Court and County Brook Drive

Schedule Date: June 22 - June 27, 2018

Roads will be closed for a mill and repave. 

Hudson Street

Schedule Date: June 11-June 19, 2018 (completed in phases)

Location Detail: Grand River Drive to northern Lowell city limits

About: Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer 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. For this project, 2 inches of existing asphalt will be removed and replaced with 2 inches of hot mix asphalt (HMA).

Jonathan Woods Subdivision (COMPLETED)

Schedule Date: July 11 - August 4, 2018

Location Detail: Jonathan Woods Subdivision

Project: Mill & 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.

Jupiter Avenue (Northbound)

Schedule Date: May 15 - September 14, 2018

Location Detail: Plainfield Avenue to Coit Avenue

Construction of non-motorized trail. Construction will include lane closures.

Kenmoor Plat (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 19 - August 2018

Location Detail: Off of Cascade Road

There will be road closures/lane closures for a mill and repave.

Kenowa Avenue: Frederick Meijer Kenowa Trail

Schedule Date: March 5 - July 14, 2018

Location Detail: 68th Street to 56th Street

Construct a 10’ wide HMA non-motorized trail. Project will be completed with shoulder closures.

Kirk Drive

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 11, 2018

Location Detail: Between Ada Drive and Cascade Road

​Mill & fill project. Road will be closed to through traffic during construction.

Knapp Street (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 23, 2018 to (August 31 – East Segment); November 16, 2018 (Project Completion)

Location Detail: Dunnigan Avenue to Pettis Avenue

Reconstruction work takes place on Knapp Street between the Grand River Bridge and Pettis Avenue (East Segment) and Dunnigan Avenue to 900 feet west of Grand River Drive (West Segment). Work includes widening and resurfacing to provide a three-lane roadway with one lane in each direction and a center turn lane. Initially, the contractor will place temporary paving on the north side of Knapp Street in order to maintain two-way traffic. After placing the temporary paving throughout the project, construction work will begin on the East Segment. This portion will be completed by August 31, 2018. Overall completion is scheduled for October 31, 2018.

Kroes Street

Schedule Date: June 27 - July 3

Location Detail: Northland Drive and Wolverine Blvd.

Cold milling of existing hot mix asphalt (HMA) and replacement with two courses of new HMA.

Kuttshill Drive (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 30 -August 15, 2018

Location Detail: Childsale Avenue to Brewer Avenue

 This project includes sanitary sewer and water main work, along with widening Kutshill Drive for a left-turn lane at Woodshills Drive.

Leonard St (Utility Work)

Schedule Date: April 12 - May 24, 2018

Location Detail: East of East Beltline Avenue

City of Grand Rapids utility project includes sanitary force main work on the north side of Leonard Street (outside pavement). Part of bore and jack of the East Beltline Avenue.

Lymburner Avenue

Schedule Date: May 7 - May 18, 2018

Location Detail: Broman St. to Hull St.

​Project: Crush & shape, repaving

Michigan Street

Schedule Date: June 26 - July 14, 2018

Location Detail: Twin Lakes Road to Crahen Ave

Roads will be closed to through traffic for paving.

Paramount Drive, Castle Rock Drive, Cinema Drive, West River Center and Shank St

Schedule Date: 19June 5-June 19, 2018

Location Detail: Off M-44

​Project: Mill & Fill, work will be completed with closures for through traffic.

 

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.

Patterson Avenue

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 10, 2018

Location Detail: Between Ada Drive and Cascade Road

Mill and fill project. Construction will be completed with road closed to through traffic.

Patterson Avenue (south of 60th St)

Schedule Date: September 26 - October 31, 2018 (COMPLETE)

Location Detail: South of 60th Street

Project consists of adding right turn lane on northbound Patterson Avenue, south of 60th Street. The shoulder is closed at Patterson Ave south of 60th Street; traffic is maintained

Contractor: Miller Brothers Construction 

Pine Island Drive at Post Drive (Completed)

Schedule Date: June 13 - July 25, 2018

Location Detail: Intersection Project

Widen and reconstruct to provide a left-turn on Pine Island Drive for southbound traffic to Post Drive. Work includes concrete curb and gutter, asphalt pavement, pavement markings, traffic signal upgrade and restoration.This project will be done in phases so that two-way traffic can be maintained at all times. 

Shadybrook Drive and Glen Forest Drive

Schedule Date: June 25 - June 29, 2018

Roads will be closed for a mill and repave.

Snow Ave

Schedule Date: October 8, 2018 - October 19, 2018

Location Detail: 52nd Street to 60th Street

 (Just south of RR tracks) the road will be closed for crosstile replacement, Detour posted.

South of Cascade: Aylesworth St, Luxemburg St, Burrwood St, Oakburn Ave, Marigold St, Greenhill Ct, East Meadows, Patterson Ave and Argo Ave

Schedule Date: May 15 - June 15, 2018

Location Detail: South of Cascade: Aylesworth St, Luxemburg St, Burrwood St, Oakburn Ave, Marigold St, Greenhill Ct, East Meadows, Patterson Ave and ArgoAve

Mill and fill project. Construction will be completed with road closed to through traffic.

Spaulding (Utility Work)

Schedule Date: 7 PM May 11 - May 12, 2018

Location Detail: Cascade Road and Ada Drive

Utility work includes sanitary sewer and water main services within Spaulding Avenue.

Spaulding Avenue

Schedule Date: May 29 - June 25, 2018

Location Detail: Intersection Project

Project will consist of widening Spaulding Avenue to construct a dedicated northbound right turn lane. The project includes total road resurfacing from 450 feet south of Cascade Road to Cascade Road. Through traffic will be maintained throughout project with exception of a 2-day total closure to allow for paving.

Spaulding Avenue at Ada Drive (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 16 -July 30, 2018

Location Detail: Ada Drive, South 1250 Feet

The project will widen Spaulding Avenue from Ada Drive to south 1250 feet to accommodate a dedicated left turn lane.

Stoneview Plat, Pebble Dr, Mountain Pine Plat and Arrowcrest Plat (Completed)

Schedule Date: July 23 - July 27, 2019

Roads will have intermittent closures for paving.

Thornapple River Drive (one-Way)

Schedule Date: October 12 - October 25, 2018

Location Detail: South of Ada Drive

Project consists of concrete curb & gutter modifications and concrete crosswalks at Thornapple River Drive and Ada Drive intersection. The road will be closed to through traffic.

Tyrone Culvert # 26

Schedule Date: April 30 - May 4, 2018

Location Detail: 18 Mile Road - .3 miles East of Peach Ridge Avenue

Project consists of replacing existing 84” cmp culvert with a 84” reinforced concrete culvert

Vergennes Street

Schedule Date: June 20 - July 20

Location Detail: Bailey Drive and Boynton Avenue

Drainage Improvements will be completed by the Kent County Road Commission and followed by paving (mill & fill), to be completed by Rieth Riley. From June 20 -June 27, the road will be closed to through traffic (6AM to 6 PM); from June 28 - July 20, the road will be closed to through traffic until the project's completion.

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.

Whistlewood Drive, Whistlepipe Drive, and Whistlepipe Court

Schedule Date: June 21 - June 25, 2018

Roads will be closed for a mill and repave.

Whitneyville Avenue

Schedule Date: May 9- May 30, 2018

Location Detail: 100th to 108th Street

Project: Crush and shape

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 will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project. (Traffic will be detoured)

Wilson Avenue

Schedule Date: July 9 - July 28, 2018 (COMPLETED)

Location Detail: 92nd Street to 108th Street

Project: Mill and Crush & Shape 

Milling involves the removal of 2" of existing surface layer with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with two (2) courses of new Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). 

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