Congratulations to this year's contest winners, whose creative designs champion safe driving practices. The contest supported National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week and KCRC's ongoing safety initiatives.
"As KCRC and others prepare for the upcoming construction season, we want to raise awareness about the vulnerability our employees face when working in the roadway and steps that can be taken to improve safety for both motorists and our crews, alike."
Kent County Road Commission is accepting applications for the Maintenance, Equipment and Engineering Divisions. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Our season begins in May and runs through September.
In honor of National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) running April 9-13, the Kent County Road Commission and Kentwood Public Works Department invite third-grade students in Kent County to help spread the message that Work Zone Safety Is Everybody’s Responsibility.
With snow returning in the forecast, KCRC wants to ensure that children playing outside stay safe when plow trucks are on the road. That is why KCRC drivers have produced a short video to remind families of the tips that will help kids “Play It Safe” throughout the winter.
With winter just around the corner, we’re urging residents to give their mailbox an aggressive shake; if the mailbox moves, it most likely needs maintenance to withstand the winter season and storm response efforts.
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 28th for two proposed 2018 improvement projects: 13 Mile Road from Kenowa Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue & 10 Mile Road from Alpine Avenue to Pine Island Drive.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the second annual APWA Family Event, sponsored by KCRC and Kentwood Public Works. Guests had the opportunity to climb aboard our equipment and learn more about our daily efforts to improve everyday life.