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Seasonal Restrictions LIFTED April 6

Seasonal Restrictions LIFTED April 6

Beginning Wednesday, April 6 at 6 a.m., Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions will be LIFTED by KCRC and other local agencies.

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Feb 23, 2022
Take Advantage of Fall; Shake Your Mailbox

Take Advantage of Fall; Shake Your Mailbox

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.

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Nov 2, 2021
Signs in the ROW

Signs in the ROW

Signs can be a useful tool to convey information. But let’s make sure their placement doesn’t overshadow the message!

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Jul 27, 2021
How to Navigate Intersection When Vegetation is High

How to Navigate Intersection When Vegetation is High

Here's how to safely navigate intersections with high vegetation and what you can do to help along your property.

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Jul 1, 2021
Local Agencies’ “Fleets through the Streets” Celebrate National Public Works Week

Local Agencies’ “Fleets through the Streets” Celebrate National Public Works Week

Local public works and road agencies are sending their “fleets through the streets” in celebration of National Public Works Week, running May 16 - 22.

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May 24, 2021
Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions Lifted March 24

Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions Lifted March 24

Local road agencies will lift seasonal speed and weight restrictions beginning Wednesday, March 24 at 6 a.m.

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Mar 22, 2021
Elections Are Coming: Here’s the Criteria for Political Signs in County Road ROW

Elections Are Coming: Here’s the Criteria for Political Signs in County Road ROW

KCRC has reached out to candidates and election parties to remind them of criteria that must be followed when placing signs in the county road right-of-way.

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Aug 25, 2020
KCRC Coloring Book Provides Fun and Educational Stay-at-Home Resource

KCRC Coloring Book Provides Fun and Educational Stay-at-Home Resource

The Kent County Road Commission has brought its coloring book online to provide an additional resource for families seeking a stay-at-home activity for children that is fun and educational. 

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Aug 18, 2020
Seasonal Restrictions LIFTED March 19 at 6AM

Seasonal Restrictions LIFTED March 19 at 6AM

Beginning Thursday, March 19 at 6 a.m., seasonal weight and speed restrictions will be lifted by KCRC and other local agencies.

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Mar 12, 2020
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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Jul 31, 2019
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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Jun 17, 2019
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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Apr 5, 2019
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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Mar 15, 2019
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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Mar 4, 2019
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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Sep 25, 2018
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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Jul 9, 2018
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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Jun 14, 2018
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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Jun 7, 2018
Students Honored for Work Zone Safety Poster Designs

Students Honored for Work Zone Safety Poster Designs

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Jun 1, 2018
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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Apr 2, 2018

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