What's scheduled for today? Download Daily Schedule for a list of today's Maintenance and Construction work. This list includes short and long-term projects that have corresponding lane or road closures. Work is weather-dependent and subject to change.

Major Primary Road Improvement Projects 

KCRC's Major Primary Road Improvement Projects of 2016 are divided among "Current," "Future," and "Completed." Local Road and Short-term Projects are not listed below. 

Work is currently underway for the projects listed below. Click a project of interest for more details.

STATE RD/HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for all state-owned roads/highways with an M, I or US designation (for example: I-96, M-6, US-131).
M-44 PROJECT INFORMATION

To find more information about construction projects on state roads, visit MDOT here or at Michigan.gov/Drive

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13 Mile Road at Alpine Avenue

July 10 - September 1

The project will consist of widening for a left turn lane on 13 Mile Road east and west of Alpine Avenue. Work includes concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, block retaining wall, asphalt pavement, pavement markings, and restoration.

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60th Street

Bancroft Avenue to M-50 (Alden Nash Avenue)

July 11 - July 22, 2017

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 Hot Mic Asphalt (HMA). For this project, the material will be covered with one course of HMA, two inches deep.

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Ada Village Construction

March 20 - July 31, 2017

ADA TOWNSHIP PROJECT (not KCRC). LEARN MORE HERE
ADA DR FROM HEADLEY ST TO FULTON ST - ROAD CLOSED FOR SANITARY SEWER, WATERMAIN INSTALLATION AND ROAD RECONSTRUCTION – DETOUR POSTED

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Bowne Bridge No 26 (Freeport Avenue)

Freeport Avenue approximately .3 miles north of 100th Street

July 12 - August 26, 2017

This project will replace the existing jack-arch bridge with a precast box culvert. 

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Jupiter Avenue Bridge (Plainfield Bridge #24)

Jupiter Avenue over the Grand River, south of West River Drive

July 10 - September 15, 2017

The preventative maintenance project will be completed in two phases: The first phase will include concrete approach pavement repair, and expansion joint installation. The second phase will include shot blasting the entire deck surface and sealing with an epoxy-based sealer.  The second phase will take place approximately two weeks (est. Sept 15) after the first phase is complete (est. August 28th).

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Lappley Avenue

14 Mile Rd to 15 Mile Rd

April 25 - September 1, 2017

The reconstruction/improvement project includes necessary grading, drainage, subbase, aggregate base and construction to provide for roadway with HMA surfacing.

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M-44

Wolverine Blvd to Blakely Dr

March - September 2017

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Jurisdiction/Project.

For more information, visit MDOT's website.

Reconstruct 1.2 miles from Wolverine Blvd to Blakely Dr, add 1.3-mile center left-turn lane from Blakely Dr to Myers Lake Ave. Lane closures under flag control, detour. 

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Packer Drive

Rogue River Road to VanDam Avenue

July 24 - August 4, 2017

Crush & shape and resurface between VanDam Drive and the Rogue River Bridge.
Cold mill and resurface between the Rogue River Bridge and Rogue River Road.

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 Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). 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.

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Peach Ridge Avenue

10 Mile Road - 12 Mile Road

July 7 - July 22

Crush & Shape is a structural pavement treatment that grinds, or crushes, the existing asphalt and 1-2” of underlying gravel. For this project, the material is then regraded, compacted and covered with two inch, 3C Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). 

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Spencer Bridge #6

21 Mile Road over Black Creek, .5 Mile east of Keller Ave

July 17 - September 8, 2017

Remove existing triple corrugated metal pipe arches and install twin precast concrete box culverts. 

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US-131

14 Mile Road to White Creek Ave.

April - November 2017

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Jurisdiction/Project.

For more information, visit MDOT's website.

Improve bridges at M-46 and over White Creek Ave, reconstruct 3.6 miles from 14 Mile Rd to White Creek Ave. Lane closures with a traffic shift. 

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Colored areas on the map indicate Kent County cities and villages NOT within KCRC jurisdiction.

STATE RD/HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for all state-owned roads/highways with an M, I or US designation (for example: I-96, M-6, US-131).
M-44 PROJECT INFORMATION

To find more information about construction projects on state roads, visit MDOT here or at Michigan.gov/Drive

Learn More

13 Mile Road at Alpine Avenue

July 10 - September 1

The project will consist of widening for a left turn lane on 13 Mile Road east and west of Alpine Avenue. Work includes concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, block retaining wall, asphalt pavement, pavement markings, and restoration.

Learn More

60th Street

Bancroft Avenue to M-50 (Alden Nash Avenue)

July 11 - July 22, 2017

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 Hot Mic Asphalt (HMA). For this project, the material will be covered with one course of HMA, two inches deep.

Learn More

Ada Village Construction

March 20 - July 31, 2017

ADA TOWNSHIP PROJECT (not KCRC). LEARN MORE HERE
ADA DR FROM HEADLEY ST TO FULTON ST - ROAD CLOSED FOR SANITARY SEWER, WATERMAIN INSTALLATION AND ROAD RECONSTRUCTION – DETOUR POSTED

Learn More

Bowne Bridge No 26 (Freeport Avenue)

Freeport Avenue approximately .3 miles north of 100th Street

July 12 - August 26, 2017

This project will replace the existing jack-arch bridge with a precast box culvert. 

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Jupiter Avenue Bridge (Plainfield Bridge #24)

Jupiter Avenue over the Grand River, south of West River Drive

July 10 - September 15, 2017

The preventative maintenance project will be completed in two phases: The first phase will include concrete approach pavement repair, and expansion joint installation. The second phase will include shot blasting the entire deck surface and sealing with an epoxy-based sealer.  The second phase will take place approximately two weeks (est. Sept 15) after the first phase is complete (est. August 28th).

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Lappley Avenue

14 Mile Rd to 15 Mile Rd

April 25 - September 1, 2017

The reconstruction/improvement project includes necessary grading, drainage, subbase, aggregate base and construction to provide for roadway with HMA surfacing.

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M-44

Wolverine Blvd to Blakely Dr

March - September 2017

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Jurisdiction/Project.

For more information, visit MDOT's website.

Reconstruct 1.2 miles from Wolverine Blvd to Blakely Dr, add 1.3-mile center left-turn lane from Blakely Dr to Myers Lake Ave. Lane closures under flag control, detour. 

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Packer Drive

Rogue River Road to VanDam Avenue

July 24 - August 4, 2017

Crush & Shape

Crush & shape and resurface between VanDam Drive and the Rogue River Bridge.
Cold mill and resurface between the Rogue River Bridge and Rogue River Road.

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 Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). 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.

Learn More

Peach Ridge Avenue

10 Mile Road - 12 Mile Road

July 7 - July 22

Crush & Shape

Crush & Shape is a structural pavement treatment that grinds, or crushes, the existing asphalt and 1-2” of underlying gravel. For this project, the material is then regraded, compacted and covered with two inch, 3C Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). 

Learn More

Spencer Bridge #6

21 Mile Road over Black Creek, .5 Mile east of Keller Ave

July 17 - September 8, 2017

Remove existing triple corrugated metal pipe arches and install twin precast concrete box culverts. 

Learn More

US-131

14 Mile Road to White Creek Ave.

April - November 2017

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Jurisdiction/Project.

For more information, visit MDOT's website.

Improve bridges at M-46 and over White Creek Ave, reconstruct 3.6 miles from 14 Mile Rd to White Creek Ave. Lane closures with a traffic shift. 

Learn More