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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

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.

72nd Street

Schedule Date: WORK DEFERRED to 2019 (originally planned for 2018)

Location Detail: Byron Center Avenue to Burlingame Avenue

72nd Street has been reopened and pending work has been deferred to 2019. This is due to MITA - OE 324 dispute (which has now been resolved).

During this resurfacing project, the existing asphalt surface layer will be milled out and replaced with two courses of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA), a total of 3.5 inches thick. Traffic will be closed to through traffic with a detour posted. (Traffic detoured to 68th Street)

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.

Algoma Bridge #52 (Proposed)

Schedule Date: TBD

Location Detail: 10 Mile Road over the Rogue River

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

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.

Burrwood Street

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Patterson Avenue to End

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

Caledonia Bridge #9 (Proposed)

Location Detail: 68th Street over the Thornapple River

Preventative maintenance project including concrete deck repair and overlay, deck joint replacement and concrete approaches.

Cannon Meadows Drive

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Pettis to End

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.

Cascade Bridge #27

Schedule Date: TBD - 2018

Location Detail: Thornapple River Drive just north of 60th Street

Culvert rehabilitation project to repair a portion of the existing twin corrugated metal pipe arches.

Freeport Avenue

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: 84th Street to 108th Street

Project: Spot Mill & Fill and Chip Seal

A 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. During a spot mill & Fill, the deteriorated sections of the stretch of road are milled, removed and replaced with new asphalt. The entire raod- edge to edge, with then receive a chip seal application.

Chip Seal is a pavement surface treatment that combines a layer of asphalt with a layer of fine aggregate to provide a high friction-wearing surface over old pavement.

Greenhill Ct, East Meadows Ct, Glen Meadows Ct

Location Detail: Greenhill Ct (Patterson to end) East Meadows Ct ( Patterson to end) Glen Meadow Ct (Patterson to end)

​Project: Mill & Fill

Knollcrest St

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Myers Lake to end

​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.

Lantern Drive and Lantern Court

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Westgate to Stony Creek; Lantern to end

Project: Mill & Fill

Luxemburg Street

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Patterson Avenue to End

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

Oakburn Avenue

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Burrwood Street to End

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

Sarasota Avenue

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 10, 2018

Location Detail: Ada Drive South to End

Full 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

Shank Street

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Northland Drive to Northway Drive

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.It is weather dependent, and multi-day lane closures, or a road closure with detour may be instituted.

Silverwick Ct

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Young Avenue to End

​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.

Summerlane Avenue and Summerwind Avenue

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: 5 Mile Road to Summerwind Avenue

Project: Ultra-thin Overlays with interlayer

An Ultra Thin Overlay is a preventative surface treatment used on roads in good and fair condition to extend pavement life. The process places approximately ¾” of hot asphalt over the existing surface. Typically, while one lane is being treated, local traffic will be allowed on the opposite lane.

West River Center Drive

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: West River Drive to Cul -de-sac

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.It is weather dependent, and multi-day lane closures or road closure with detour may be instituted.

Whistlewood Dr, Whistlepipe Dr, Whistlepipe Ct

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

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.

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