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Townships Partner to Fund 16 Mile Road Gravel-to-Pavement Construction

Townships Partner to Fund 16 Mile Road Gravel-to-Pavement Construction

Sep 4, 2018

Courtland, Oakfield, Nelson and Spencer townships collaborated with the Kent County Road Commission to transform three miles of gravel road to pavement.

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ALL-WAY STOP TO BE INSTALLED AT 13 MILE ROAD & PINE ISLAND DRIVE

ALL-WAY STOP TO BE INSTALLED AT 13 MILE ROAD & PINE ISLAND DRIVE

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Political Election Signs in Right of Way

Political Election Signs in Right of Way

KCRC permits the placement of posters/signs advertising one’s candidacy within county right-of-way with certain restrictions and in accordance with KCRC's Political Election Signs policy

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KCRC Receives Additional $9 Million under State’s Proposed 2019 Budget

KCRC Receives Additional $9 Million under State’s Proposed 2019 Budget

The state’s proposed 2019 budget includes two increases to transportation: a general fund revenue increase of $175 million ($3.5 million, KCRC) and a one-time surplus revenue increase of 300 million ($6 million, KCRC)

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Accelerated Grass Growth: Proceed with Caution

Accelerated Grass Growth: Proceed with Caution

Continuing its systematic mowing of nearly 5,000 mile of right of way, KCRC and the Kent County Sheriff’s Department ask drivers and non-motorized road users to use extra caution when site distance is impacted by tall grass.

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Students Honored for Work Zone Safety Poster Designs

Students Honored for Work Zone Safety Poster Designs

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Project Updates

Project Updates

May 29, 2018

Two road improvement projects and one utility project begin next week that require corresponding lane and road closures week.

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Project updates: 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue

Project updates: 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue

May 23, 2018

The Kent County Road Commission begins a Crush and Shape on Belmont Avenue, just south of the Belmont Bypass. In addition, work at the intersection of 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue is now complete

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Three Improvement Projects Begin on 10 Mile Road, Belmont Avenue

Three Improvement Projects Begin on 10 Mile Road, Belmont Avenue

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Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician

KCRC is currently accepting applications for Engineering Technician. For consideration, applications must be submitted by Friday, June 1st, 2018

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Work Zone Safety Poster Contest Winners

Work Zone Safety Poster Contest Winners

Apr 18, 2018

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.

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National Work Zone Awareness Week

National Work Zone Awareness Week

Apr 9, 2018

"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."

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KCRC Receives $3.3 M Funding Increase

KCRC Receives $3.3 M Funding Increase

KCRC will add approximately 25 additional road miles of improvements thanks to the supplemental appropriation from Michigan Legislature, signed by Gov. Synder

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Seasonal Restrictions Lifted March 28

Seasonal Restrictions Lifted March 28

Beginning Wednesday, March 28 at 6 a.m., seasonal weight and speed restrictions will be LIFTED by 8 local agencies including KCRC.

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Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Feb 15, 2018 Press Releases

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.

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Public Hearing

Public Hearing

Proposed 2018 improvement of Knapp Street from Dunnigan Avenue to west of Grand River Drive, and from west of Shady Drive to west of Pettis Avenue is scheduled for Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

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KCRC Reviews Successful Construction Season

KCRC Reviews Successful Construction Season

Surpassing targets, KCRC achieved 403 lane miles of improvements in 2017, an increase of 74 lane miles over what was accomplished in 2016.

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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

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.

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Moving Safety Forward

Moving Safety Forward

Aug 7, 2017

The safety of our employees and those we serve is KCRC’s top priority. Here, employees share what helps to keep them safe when working on the road and in the garage.

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Open House

Open House

Jun 30, 2017

KCRC is holding an open house on July 26th to discuss plans and answer questions related to the 2018-2019 reconstruction of 13 Mile Road from Kenowa Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue.

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