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

10 Mile Road (at Belmont Avenue)

Schedule Date: May 9 - May 18, 2018

Location Detail: just east and west of Belmont Avenue

The existing traffic signal at 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue will be removed and a concrete median divider will be constructed on 10 Mile Road to deter left-hand turns onto Belmont Avenue. Those seeking to make a left-hand turn from 10 Mile Road should now use the newly completed Belmont Bypass.

100th Street Bridge (MDOT - Emergency Repair)

Schedule Date: April 23 - May 23, 2018

Location Detail: Over US-131

100th Street Bridge is under the jurisdiction of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), not KCRC.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin emergency construction on the 100th Street Bridge over US-131 in Byron Township tomorrow, Monday, April 23 at 7PM - the bridge will remain closed to traffic through June 1.

The detour routes include:

EB 100th Street Detour: SB US-131 to 142nd Street to NB US-131 to EB 100thStreet

WB 100th Street Detour: NB US-131 to 84th Street to SB US-131 to WB 100th Street

The bridge was damaged when two semi-trucks with over-height shipping containers struck the overpass - this emergency repair project will restore two-way traffic.

MDOT has tentatively scheduled to replace and upgrade the bridge in 2020.

14 Mile Road

Schedule Date: April 30 - May 11, 2018

Location Detail: Lymburner Avenue to Pine Island Drive

Project: ​Crush & shape, repave

48th Street

Schedule Date: April 12 - May 25, 2018

Location Detail: East of Thornapple River Drive

The north side of the road approaching Thornapple River Drive is being widened to provide westbound to northbound right-turn lane. Road is being completed with shoulder closures.

Argo Street

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 10, 2018

Location Detail: Between Ada Drive and Cascade Road

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

Bell Lake Drive

Schedule Date: May 17 - May 22, 2018

Location Detail: McCabe to the End

The paving project will include one course of 2” hot mix asphalt overlay.

Bella Vista Drive

Schedule Date: June 4 - June 15, 2018

Location Detail: Bella Vista (Belding Rd to Myers Lake)

Bella Vista: Mill & Fill (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.
 

Belmont Avenue

Schedule Date: May 23 - June 8, 2018

Location Detail: Pine Hill Drive to South of Belmont Bypass

​Project: Crush & Shape and Resurfacing

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. ("Road Closed" sign posted at 10 Mile Ave and Belmont Ave)

Belmont Avenue

Schedule Date: May 9 - May 23, 2018

Location Detail: Belmont Bypass to 10 Mile Road

​The project consists of a mill and fill. The road will be closed to through traffic for the project’s duration.

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.

Belmont Bypass

Schedule Date: Completed May 4, 2018

Location Detail: South of 10 Mile Road

A new road is being constructed from 10 Mile Road and Thrifty Drive, south and west, to Belmont Avenue. Belmont Avenue is being widened from Graphic Drive south approximately 500 feet.Construction of new all season road will divert 10 Mile & Belmont Avenue left turns to the signalized intersection at the Meijer Entrance on 10 Mile Road. This project will provide for a three-lane roadway, with one lane in each direction and a center turn lane.

Bostwick Lake View Drive, Summerwind Avenue and Summer Lane Avenue

Schedule Date: June 6-June 11 2018

Location Detail: Bostwick Lake View Dr (9 Mile Road to End); Summerlane Avenue (5 Mile to Summerwind); Summerwind Avenue (5 Mile to end)

Project will include an Ultra Thin Overlay with a chipseal interlayer. 

Bristol Avenue

Schedule Date: May 2 - May 18, 2018

Location Detail: 4 Mile Road to Alpine Church Road

Project: Crosstile replacement and Crush & shape

Brower Lake Dr, Brower Ave and Oakview Ave

Schedule Date: May 22 - June 8, 2018

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.

Cannon Twp: Arroyo Vista Dr, Bella Vista, Knollcrest, Silverwick and Cannon Meadows

Schedule Date: May 16 - June 1, 2018

Location Detail: Arroyo Vista (Blakely to 9 Mile) Bella Vista (Belding Rd to Myers Lake) Knollcrest (Myers Lake to End) Silverwick (young to end) Cannon Meadows (Pettis to End)

​These streets will receive a 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.

Cascade Road

Schedule Date: Week of May 29 – June 22, 2018

Location Detail: Fulton Street to East Beltline Avenue

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt

Clifford Avenue

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 10, 2018

Location Detail: Between Ada Drive and Cascade Road

​Mill and fill project. Road will be closed to through traffic during construction.

Cutter Parkway, Eastmont, Kirk and Glen Meadow (S of Cascade Rd)

Schedule Date: May 7 - June 15, 2018

Location Detail: South of Cascade Road

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

Edgerton Avenue

Schedule Date: April 30 - May 11, 2018

Location Detail: Indian Lakes Road to 16 Mile Road

Crush & shape and repave

Ginger Brook Court and County Brook Drive

Schedule Date: June 22 - June 27, 2018

Roads will be closed for a mill and repave. 

Hudson Street

Schedule Date: June 11-June 19, 2018 (completed in phases)

Location Detail: Grand River Drive to northern Lowell city limits

About: Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer 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. For this project, 2 inches of existing asphalt will be removed and replaced with 2 inches of hot mix asphalt (HMA).

Kirk Drive

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 11, 2018

Location Detail: Between Ada Drive and Cascade Road

​Mill & fill project. Road will be closed to through traffic during construction.

Kroes Street

Schedule Date: June 27 - July 3

Location Detail: Northland Drive and Wolverine Blvd.

Cold milling of existing hot mix asphalt (HMA) and replacement with two courses of new HMA.

Leonard St (Utility Work)

Schedule Date: April 12 - May 24, 2018

Location Detail: East of East Beltline Avenue

City of Grand Rapids utility project includes sanitary force main work on the north side of Leonard Street (outside pavement). Part of bore and jack of the East Beltline Avenue.

Lymburner Avenue

Schedule Date: May 7 - May 18, 2018

Location Detail: Broman St. to Hull St.

​Project: Crush & shape, repaving

Paramount Drive, Castle Rock Drive, Cinema Drive, West River Center and Shank St

Schedule Date: 19June 5-June 19, 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.

Patterson Avenue

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 10, 2018

Location Detail: Between Ada Drive and Cascade Road

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

Shadybrook Drive and Glen Forest Drive

Schedule Date: June 25 - June 29, 2018

Roads will be closed for a mill and repave.

South of Cascade: Aylesworth St, Luxemburg St, Burrwood St, Oakburn Ave, Marigold St, Greenhill Ct, East Meadows, Patterson Ave and Argo Ave

Schedule Date: May 15 - June 15, 2018

Location Detail: South of Cascade: Aylesworth St, Luxemburg St, Burrwood St, Oakburn Ave, Marigold St, Greenhill Ct, East Meadows, Patterson Ave and ArgoAve

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

Spaulding (Utility Work)

Schedule Date: 7 PM May 11 - May 12, 2018

Location Detail: Cascade Road and Ada Drive

Utility work includes sanitary sewer and water main services within Spaulding Avenue.

Spaulding Avenue

Schedule Date: May 29 - June 25, 2018

Location Detail: Intersection Project

Project will consist of widening Spaulding Avenue to construct a dedicated northbound right turn lane. The project includes total road resurfacing from 450 feet south of Cascade Road to Cascade Road. Through traffic will be maintained throughout project with exception of a 2-day total closure to allow for paving.

Tyrone Culvert # 26

Schedule Date: April 30 - May 4, 2018

Location Detail: 18 Mile Road - .3 miles East of Peach Ridge Avenue

Project consists of replacing existing 84” cmp culvert with a 84” reinforced concrete culvert

Whistlewood Drive, Whistlepipe Drive, and Whistlepipe Court

Schedule Date: June 21 - June 25, 2018

Roads will be closed for a mill and repave.

Whitneyville Avenue

Schedule Date: May 9- May 30, 2018

Location Detail: 100th to 108th Street

Project: Crush and 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.

Road will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project. (Traffic will be detoured)

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