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KCRC Helps Spread the Warmth

KCRC Helps Spread the Warmth

Dec 30, 2019 Press Releases

Road commission workers know how cold a Michigan winter can get - that's what motivated us to gather donations for the Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive sponsored by the Heart of West Michigan United Way.

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KCRC Salutes Our Veteranss

KCRC Salutes Our Veteranss

Nov 10, 2019 Press Releases

KCRC is closed on Monday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. In this video, KCRC's military mom Beth Nanzer and Marine Corps veteran Terry York share what Veterans Day means to them.

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Notice of Meeting Location Change

Nov 5, 2019 Press Releases

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Snow Plow Safety Tips

Snow Plow Safety Tips

Oct 20, 2019 Winter Maintenance

KCRC crews are trained and ready to respond to winter storms, and drivers can do a lot to help keep both you and our drivers safe.

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KCRC Adjusts Schedule in Response to Union Strike Against Rieth-Riley Construction 

KCRC Adjusts Schedule in Response to Union Strike Against Rieth-Riley Construction 

The Kent Count Road Commission is taking the necessary steps to minimize the impact of the strike by Operating Engineers Local 324 against Rieth-Riley Construction, a KCRC contractor, that began today, July 31.

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2019 Construction Season Update

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Traffic Signals with Flashing Yellow Arrow

Traffic Signals with Flashing Yellow Arrow

As the Kent County Road Commission upgrades traffic signals throughout the network, more and more signals will become equipped with the flashing yellow arrow. Review what each arrow of the traffic light means.

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Now Open! Crahen Avenue and Leonard Street

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Why Are You Putting Tar and Gravel on Paved Roads?

Why Are You Putting Tar and Gravel on Paved Roads?

Chip Seal, or “Sealcoat,” is an integral part of KCRC’s preventive maintenance efforts, serving as a cost effective surface treatment that extends pavement life.

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2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Apr 12, 2019 Press Releases

The 2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest welcomed over 300 submission from talented third-grade artists who designed "caution signs" focusing on safety tips for driving through a work zone.

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Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions LIFTED April 10

Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions LIFTED April 10

Beginning Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00 a.m., Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions will be LIFTED.

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KCRC Board Rejects Offer for Central Complex Property

KCRC Board Rejects Offer for Central Complex Property

Mar 26, 2019 FinancePress Releases

The Kent County Road Commission board voted to reject 2722 Vassar LLC's proposal to purchase the Central Complex property at 1500 Scribner Avenue.

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Why Aren’t You Grading My Gravel Road?

Why Aren’t You Grading My Gravel Road?

With muddy conditions and frost coming out of the ground, grading can actually worsen road conditions rather than improve them.

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Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions Enforced Beginning March 8

Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions Enforced Beginning March 8

Beginning Friday, March 8 at 6 a.m., Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions will be enforced by the Kent County Road Commission and other neighboring road agencies.

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Winter Weather Response

Winter Weather Response

Jan 30, 2019 Winter Maintenance

Included are daily updates regarding the Kent County Road Commission's Response Efforts

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KCRC Welcomes New Commissioner Robert VerHeulen

KCRC Welcomes New Commissioner Robert VerHeulen

Jan 9, 2019 Press Releases

Commissioner VerHeulen was appointed to KCRC’s board on January 3 by the Kent County Board of Commissioners. He replaces Patrick Malone who retired from the board in December 2018 after serving since 2007.

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Notice of Sale of Land

Notice of Sale of Land

Dec 18, 2018 Finance

The Kent County Road Commission has released a Notice of Sale for its Central Complex property, located at 1500 Scribner Avenue in Grand Rapids. Built in 1924, the facility resides on 14.2 acres along the Grand River just north of Webster Street.

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RESTORED Traffic Control

RESTORED Traffic Control

Oct 20, 2018 Press Releases

A four-way stop has been installed as temporary traffic control at 84th Street and Burlingame Avenue, where a traffic signal was damaged during an accident today.

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Snow Plow Safety for Kids

Snow Plow Safety for Kids

With the winter season approaching, KCRC wants children playing outside to stay safe when plow trucks are on the road. KCRC drivers have produced a short video to remind families of the tips that will help kids “Play It Safe” throughout winter.

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Part-time/Temporary Employment Opportunity

Part-time/Temporary Employment Opportunity

Kent County Road Commission is accepting applications for the Maintenance and Equipment Divisions. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Wages range from $12-$14/hour; some nights and weekends may be required.

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