Kalamazoo Avenue

84th Street to 76th Street

April 3 - May 22, 2017

This project will provide for a three-lane roadway, one lane in each direction and a center turn lane. Work includes tree removal, culvert replacement, ditches, earthwork, grading, sand subbase, aggregate base, asphalt paving, pavement markings and restoration. Gaines Township will be funding sanitary sewer extension to 84th Street and sidewalk extension north to 76th Street.  

Phase of Construction:

Work is scheduled Monday through Friday, from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some Saturday work may be required to achieve the anticipated completion date of July 14, 2017.

Traffic Control:

Kalamazoo Avenue is closed to through traffic at 84th Street and 76th Street, with through traffic detoured to Eastern Avenue. Access to businesses and residences will be maintained at all times. 

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

Project Resources

Public Hearing Minutes


Notice to Residents & Business Owners


Project Photos

Before Reconstruction Project

Tree Removal under Flagging Operation

Removal of Existing Pavement


Earthwork and Road Widening

Drainage Work

Subbase Placement and Grading Activities

Grading of Roadway

Concrete Curb and Gutter Placement

HMA Base Paving

Sidewalk Ramp Placement

Gravel Shoulder Placement

Guardrail Placement

Completed Project