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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

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

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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.

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.

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

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.

Crahen Avenue and Leonard Street

Schedule Date: May 13 - August 23, 2019

Realign Crahen Avenue northwesterly into Leonard Street.  Leonard Street east becomes stop street.  Work includes earthwork, drainage, HMA pavement, pavement markings and restoration.  Work will be completed using shoulder closures (beginning May 20) and a short duration closure. Beginning Saturday, June 22, the current intersection will be closed as the connections from Crahen Avenue and Leonard Street to the new connector roadway are constructed. This section will be closed to through traffic with a detour posted. Access to residences within the project limits will be maintained for the closure. These residents should expect to travel along a short stretch of gravel road where the connection is being made.  

Lamoreaux Drive

Schedule Date: April 1 - October 26, 2019

Location Detail: Alpine Ave. to West River Dr.

Water main replacement between Bekinshire Drive and Betty Street on the north side of Lamoreaux Drive and Betty Street and West River Drive on the south side of Lamoreaux Drive. 

After completion of the water main work, the existing asphalt pavement will be cold milled and two (2) courses of new Hot Mix Asphalt (MHA) will be placed.  Traffic detoured during Phase I of project.

McCabe Avenue

Schedule Date: June 19 - June 20, 2019

Location Detail: north of Bailey Drive

Culvert replacement

Patterson Avenue and 44th Street

Schedule Date: June 10 - August 30, 2019

Location Detail: Intersection

Widen to provide dual left-turn lanes on eastbound 44th Street to northbound Patterson Avenue.  The work includes asphalt and concrete pavement removal, concrete curb and gutter, concrete pavement, pavement markings, resoration and traffic signal modifications.  The work will be phased to maintain one lane in each direction and left turns at the intersection.  Traffic will be maintained with lane closures.

Solon Avenue at White Creek Avenue

Schedule Date: June 10 - June 20, 2019

Location Detail: Intersection

The Kent County Road Commission will be reconstructing Solon Avenue at the intersection with White Creek Avenue.

Whitneyville Avenue

Schedule Date: June 17 - July 12, 2019

Location Detail: 66th St. to 48th St.

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

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