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

2018 Primary Construction - Proposed

2018 Primary Construction - Proposed List

This list

  • is subject to change
  • does NOT include projects that will be identified based on surface evaluation conducted after the 2018 spring thaw and those added due to $3.3 million increase passed in March
  • does NOT include local road projects, which are scheduled and funded in collaboration with the townships

Five 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

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 2018 Road Repair Projects

Mi Drive Interactive Map

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.

10 Mile Road

Schedule Date: May 7 - October 15, 2018

Location Detail: Alpine Avenue to Pine Island Drive (Current Closure: East of Division Avenue to west of Pine Island Drive)

Reconstruct to 2-lane all season road standard. Work includes tree removal, earthwork, valley gutter, ditches, storm sewer, culvert replacement, HMA Pavement, pavement markings and restoration.This project will include widening and curb improvements at Vinton, Division, and Krupp avenues.

13 Mile Road

Schedule Date: July 23 - October 20, 2018 (open to traffic) May 2019 (final restoration)

Location Detail: Kenowa Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue

Reconstruct to 2-lane all season road standard. Work includes tree removal, earthwork, valley gutter, ditches, drainage, culvert extensions, HMA pavement, pavement markings and restoration. This project will be completed in three phases and closed to through traffic with a posted detour. Local traffic will be maintained for property owners and emergency vehicles.  

16 Mile Road

Schedule Date: Projected completion: October 2018

Location Detail: Keller Avenue to Harvard Avenue

The proposed improvement of 1.01 miles of 16 Mile Road from Keller Avenue to Harvard Avenue in Section 6 of Oakfield Township and Section 31 of Spencer Township includes necessary tree removal, grading, drainage, subbase, aggregate base and construction to provide for a 30-foot width roadway with HMA surfacing.

18 Mile Road

Schedule Date: August 6 - August 25, 2018

Location Detail: Wabasis Avenue to Meddler Avenue

Project will include cold milling then a full Crush & Shape, repaved with 3.5" of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA).

30th Street

Schedule Date: August 16 - August 31, 2018

Location Detail: Wycliffe Drive to Buttrick Avenue

This is a crush & shape project: 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 three and a half inches of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA).

Alpenhorn Drive

Schedule Date: July 2 - August 31, 2018

Location Detail: .2 miles south of Lamoreaux Drive

Replacement of CMP culvert with a precast concrete box culvert. Bridge will be closed to all traffic - including pedastrian traffic - for the duration of the project.

Bailey Drive

Schedule Date: July 9 - August 31, 2018

Location Detail: Vergennes Street and McCabe Avenue

Utility work: intemittant traffic delays

Cascade Springs Subdivision

Schedule Date: July 17 - August 17, 2018

Location Detail: Off of Cascade Road

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

Costa Avenue (utility work)

Schedule Date: April 23 -August 18, 2018

Location Detail: Providence Street to the north end

Utility project includes sanitary sewer and watermain work (Non-KCRC project)

East Paris

Schedule Date: 7-3-18 until further notice

Location Detail: South of 68th Street

Closed to through traffic for repaving
Contractor: Superior Asphalt

Forest Hill Avenue

Schedule Date: July 31 – August 18

Location Detail: Ada Drive to Greenbrier Drive

This is a Grand Rapids Township utility project to accommodate a new facility on the east side of Forest Hill Avenue. Work is being conducted with lane closures.

Fruit Ridge Avenue

Schedule Date: August 14 - August 28, 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.

Jupiter Avenue (Northbound)

Schedule Date: May 15 - August 15, 2018

Location Detail: Plainfield Avenue to Coit Avenue

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

Knapp Street

Schedule Date: July 23, 2018 to (August 31 – East Segment); October 31, 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.

Kuttshill Drive

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.

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