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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.

13 Mile Road

Schedule Date: July 23 - November 2, 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.  

CURRENT WORK: Phase 3 - 13 Mile Road and Fruit Ridge Avenue Intersection (9/19 - 11/2/18)

13 Mile Road (Culvert)

Schedule Date: August 28 - October 31, 2018

Location Detail: Fruit Ridge Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue

13 Mile Rd from Fruit Ridge Ave to Peach Ridge Ave has daytime lane closures for culvert work.

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.

4 Mile Road

Schedule Date: October 8 - November 1, 2018

Location Detail: Egypt Valley to .25 miles west

Road closed to through traffic for road construction.

60th Street (west of Broadmoor Avenue)

Schedule Date: September 26 - October 26, 2018

Location Detail: West of Broadmoor Avenue

Project consists of adding right turn lane on northbound Patterson Avenue south of 60th Street and an additional right turn lane on eastbound 60th Street west of Broadmoor Avenue.

Traffic: Right lane closure at 60th Street west of Broadmoor Avenue; traffic maintained
Contractor: Miller Brothers Construction 

68th Street (West of Broadmoor Avenue)

Schedule Date: September 26 - October 26, 2018

Location Detail: West of Broadmoor Avenue

Project consists of adding an additional right turn lane on eastbound 68th Street west of Broadmoor Avenue.
Traffic: Lane closures; two-way traffic maintained
Contractor: Miller Brothers Construction

68th Street at Patterson Avenue

Schedule Date: September 17 - November 3, 2018

Location Detail: East and West of Patterson Avenue

Widening 68th Street west and east of Patterson Avenue for additional (dual) eastbound to northbound left-turn lanes. Work will be completed using lane closures.

Ada Drive

Schedule Date: October 12 - October 31, 2018

Location Detail: Bronson Street and Headley Street

This project consists of concrete curb & gutter modifications on Ada Drive between Bronson Street and Headley Street to delineate parking areas, concrete crosswalks and brick paver parkways.

Alpenhorn Drive

Schedule Date: July 2 - October 25, 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.

Dunnigan Avenue

Schedule Date: August 27 – November 2 (Paving) November 30 (Final Restoration):

Location Detail: north of Knapp Street to south of Mason Ridge

Utility Work: Watermain 
Traffic: Closed to through traffic; detour posted
Contractor: Wyoming Excavators
 This project consists of extending water main along the west side of Dunnigan Avenue from the north side of Knapp Street to south of Mason Ridge.

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.

Patterson Avenue (south of 60th St)

Schedule Date: September 26 - October 26, 2018

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 

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.

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.

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