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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

13 Mile Road (Proposed)

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

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.

16 Mile Road (Proposed)

Schedule Date: TBA 2018 (Proposed)

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: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Wabasis Avenue to Meddler Avenue

Three inches will be milled and then a full Crush & Shape completed.

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: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Byron Center to Burlingame; Ivanrest to Byron center

Two Phases:​

Byron Center to Burlingame (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 me

Ivanrest to Byron Center (Crush & 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.

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.

82nd Street

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Kenowa Avenue and Wilson Avenue

Project: Crush & 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.

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.

Bostwick Lake View Drive

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: 9 Mile Road to End

​Project: 3/4” Ultra Thin Overlay

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.

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.

Fruitridge Avenue (Proposed)

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: 10 Mile Road to 12 Mile Road

​Project: Crush & Shape and Resurface

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.

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

Jonathan Woods Dr, Heartside Dr, Autumn Woods Dr, Ashwood Dr/Ct, Woodviolet Ct, Red Clover Dr/Ct, Orchid Ct

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Jonathan Woods Dr (Buttrick to Autumn Woods) Heartside Dr (Autumn Woods to end) Autumn Woods Dr; Ashwood Dr (Buttrick to Autumn Woods) Woodviolet Ct (Ashwood to end) Ashwood Ct; Red Clover Dr; Red Clover Ct; Orchid Ct

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.

Knapp Street (PROPOSED)

Schedule Date: Mid to late June 2018 (PROPOSED)

Location Detail: Dunnigan Avenue to 900 ft west of Grand River Dr & Shady Dr to 400 ft west of Pettis Ave

This proposed project will provide for a 3 lane roadway, one lane in each direction and a center turn lane. Work will include tree removal, culvert extensions, ditches, concrete curb and gutter, earthwork, grading, sand subbase, aggregate base, asphalt paving, pavement markings and restoration. Areas within the project limits with existing center left-turn lanes will not be widened.

Knapp Street East Widening - Fact Sheet

Knapp Street West Widening - Fact Sheet

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.

Paramount Drive, Castle Rock Drive, Cinema Drive

Schedule Date: TBD 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.

Pine Island Drive at Post Drive (Proposed)

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: Intersection Project

Widen and reconstruct to provide a center left-turn on Pine Island Drive for southbound traffic to Post Drive.

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.

Vergennes Street

Schedule Date: TBD 2018

Location Detail: 500' East of Bailey Drive to Boynton Avenue

A mill & fill project will be completed. 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.

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.

Wilson Avenue

Schedule Date: TBD-2018

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 new asphalt.