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108th Street

Schedule Date: July 30 - August 2020

Location Detail: 108th Street 100' west of Wustman Avenue

108th Street 100' west of Wustman Avenue at the bridge will be closed for culvert repairs. 

6 Mile Road

Schedule Date: May 11 - June 12, 2020

Location Detail: Fruit Ridge Ave. to Walker Ave.

Crush and Shape the existing 3-lane asphalt surface and resurface with 2 courses of HMA (hot asphalt mix).  Through traffic will be detoured to 7 Mile Road.

6 Mile Road

Schedule Date: May 11 - June 12, 2020

Location Detail: Fruit Ridge Avenue to Walker Avenue

6 Mile Road from Fruit Ridge Avenue to Walker Avenue will be closed for a crush and shape.

68th Street

Schedule Date: May 18 - June 17, 2020

Location Detail: Byron Center Avenue to Burlingame Avenue

Cold mill existing 5-lane asphalt surface and place two (2) courses of HMA. Two-way traffic will be maintained during project.

68th Street

Schedule Date: June 23 - June 30, 2020

Location Detail: Hanna Lake and Rapids Drive

During this mill and fill resurfacing, the top two (2) inches of the existing asphalt pavement will be removed and replaced with two (2) inches of new asphalt pavement in two (2) segments of 68th Street between Hanna Lake Avenue and Rapids Drive (Amazon).

68th Street

Schedule Date: July 13 - September 11, 2020

Location Detail: Burlingame Avenue to Clyde Park Avenue

The reconstruction project will include widening to provide three lanes. Work will include course crushing, shaping, and resurfacing, earthwork, drainage and restoration.

84th Street

Schedule Date: June 22 - July 7, 2020

Location Detail: West of Byron Commerce Drive - Culver's entrance

This permit work will consist of road widening to construct a center-turn lane for  the Culver’s restaurant entrance off of 84th street. This project will also include curb removal and replacement, storm sewer, and commercial drive entrance. Work will be conducted under lane closures; traffic maintained.

84th Street

Schedule Date: June 22 - July 10, 2020

Location Detail: 84th Street north of Division Avenue

The southbound right turn lane of 84th Street north of Division Avenue will be closed for concrete work. 

84th Street (Kalamazoo Ave - Breton Ave)

Schedule Date: July 6 - August 28, 2020

Location Detail: Kalamazoo Avenue to Breton Avenue

The all-season reconstruction of 1.0 mile of 84th Street includes necessary tree removal, grading, drainage, subbase, aggregate base and construction to provide a 2 lane all-season primary road. During the project, the road will be closed to through traffic (open to local traffic) with a detour posted.

84th Street (Westbound)

Schedule Date: July 6 - July 13, 2020

The right lane of Westbound 84th Street west of Division Avenue will be closed for concrete work. 

Algoma Township

Schedule Date: July 27, 2020

Location Detail: Local Road Improvement Projects

Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets, and improvement projects on local roads are typically cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Alpine Avenue - Sparta Bridge #38

Schedule Date: June 22 - July 27, 2020

Location Detail: 0.4 miles NE of 12 Mile Road

This bridge project will include spot precast concrete box beam replacement and expansion joint replacement.

Alpine Bridge #27 – Vinton Avenue over Mill Creek

Schedule Date: July 13 - July 31, 2020

Location Detail: .45 miles north of 7 Mile Road

Culvert rehabilitation project to repair a portion of the existing twin corrugated metal pipe arches. Traffic will be detoured.

Alpine Township

Schedule Date: July 2020

Location Detail: Local Road Improvement Projects

Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets, and improvement projects on local roads are typically cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Bancroft Avenue

Schedule Date: July 27 - July 29, 2020

Location Detail: Bancroft Avenue south of 60th Street

Bancroft Avenue south of 60th Street at the RR tracks will be closed for a crossing repair. 

Baumhoff Avenue

Schedule Date: June 23 - July 10, 2020

Location Detail: Alpine Church Road to 6 Mile Road

Baumhoff Avenue between Alpine Church Road and 6 Mile Road will be closed for a crush and shape.

Burlingame Avenue

Schedule Date: June 16-19, 2020

Location Detail: 84th Street to Duda Driveway

This resurfacing project will consist of milling the existing asphalt surface and replacing the milled location with new asphalt. Two-way traffic will be maintained; anticipate slight delays.

Buttrick Avenue

Schedule Date: July 17 - July 18, 2020

Location Detail: Buttrick Avenue north of Grand River Drive

Buttrick Avenue north of Grand River Drive at address 1167 will be closed for sanitary sewer installation. 

Byron Township

Schedule Date: July 27 - September 2020

Location Detail: Local Road Improvement Projects

This list includes the list of local road improvements in Byron that are cost-shared between KCRC and the township. Local roads are generally shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Cannon Township

Schedule Date: July 27 - August 8, 2020

Location Detail: Local Road Improvement Projects

This list includes local road improvements in Cannon that are cost-shared between KCRC and the township. Local roads are generally shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Cascade Bridge #29 (Buttrick Avenue)

Schedule Date: April 6 - May 8, 2020

Cascade Bridge #29 on Buttrick Avenue south of Cascade Road will be closed for culvert rehab. 

Cascade Road

Schedule Date: June 15 - August 2020

Cascade Road and Laraway Lake Drive will have intermittent lane closures due to signal installation. 

Chandler Drive

Schedule Date: April 20 - August 2020

Location Detail: Post Drive to Herrington Avenue

This utility project includes the extension of existing water main on Chandler Drive north to Herrington Avenue and north on Herrington Avenue to US-131. This permitted project was deemed critical by Kent County Road Commission and is part of Plainfield Township's PFAS remediation efforts. Dykema Excavators will be completing the project following the CDC-recommended health and safety protocols and the State of Michigan’s orders relative to COVID-19.

Courtland Drive

Schedule Date: May 18-June 27, 2020

Location Detail: South of Belding Road

Complete road reconstruction and drainage work on Courtland Drive to provide center-turn lane at new residential street entrance. 

Courtland Township

Schedule Date: Completed June 25, 2020 (Restoration continues)

Location Detail: Local Road Improvement Projects

This list includes the list of local road improvements in Courtland that are typically cost-shared between KCRC and the township. Local roads are generally shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Fonger Street

Schedule Date: July 16 - July 29, 2020

Fonger Street between Algoma Avenue and Pine Island Drive will be closed for a crush, shape, and repair. 

Fruit Ridge Avenue

Schedule Date: June 1 - July 15, 2020

Location Detail: 6 Mile Road to 10 Mile Road

This Crush & Shape project is a structural pavement treatment that grinds, or crushes, the existing asphalt and 1-2” of underlying gravel. The material is then regraded, compacted and covered with multiple layers of paver-placed hot asphalt. Construction will begin at 10 Mile Road and proceed south towards 6 Mile Road.  Through traffic will be detoured to Peach Ridge Avenue from 7 Mile Road to 10 Mile Road until the 6 Mile Road project is completed.  Once the 6 Mile Road project is completed, the detour will be extended from 7 Mile Road to 6 Mile Road. 

Gaines Township

Schedule Date: July 10 - July 16, 2020

Location Detail: Local Road Improvement Projects

This list includes the list of local road improvements in Courtland that are typically cost-shared between KCRC and the township. Local roads are generally shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Grand Rapids Township

Schedule Date: July 13 - July 24, 2020

Location Detail: Local Road Improvement Projects

This list includes the list of local road improvements in Grand Rapids that are typically cost-shared between KCRC and the township. Local roads are generally shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Grand River Drive

Schedule Date: June 15 - July 2, 2020

Location Detail: Snow Avenue to Segwun Avenue

This resurfacing project will consist of milling the existing asphalt surface and replacing the milled location with new asphalt. Work will be completed under a road closure for through traffic.

Hanna Lake Avenue

Schedule Date: June 15 - 18, 2020

Location Detail: 60th Street to 68th Street

This resurfacing project will consist of milling the top layer of asphalt and replacing it with a new asphalt overlay.

Hanna Lake Avenue

Schedule Date: June 15 - June 16, 2020

Location Detail: 68th Street to 60th Street

Hanna Lake Avenue will be closed from 68th Street to 60th Street for resurfacing. 

Herrington Avenue

Schedule Date: April 20 - August 2020

Location Detail: Chandler Drive North to the end

Herrington Avenue from Chandler Drive North to the end will be closed for watermain installation. 

Honey Creek Avenue

Schedule Date: August 17 - September 4, 2020

Location Detail: Pettis Avenue to Conservation Street

Crush and Shape reconstruction

Knapp Street

Schedule Date: May 18 - July 6, 2020 (Open to Traffic June 17)

Location Detail: East City Limit to East Beltline Avenue

Cold mill existing 2-lane to 6-lane asphalt surface and place 2 courses of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). The road will be closed for three days (May 26-28/weather dependent) between Dean Lake Avenue and Leffingwell Avenue; for the rest of the project, two-way will be maintained, and work will be completed under lane closures.

Kraft avenue and 68th Street

Schedule Date: 2020

Location Detail: Safety Project

Remove existing building, outbuildings and stockade fence. Traffic will be maintained.

Lincoln Lake Avenue

Schedule Date: July 20 - August 15, 2020

Location Detail: Bradshaw Street to Lincoln Pines Street

Crush and Shape, Reconstruction

Northland Drive

Schedule Date: May 26 - September 4, 2020

Location Detail: Northland Drive and 13 Mile Road

Northland Drive and 13 Mile Road will have intermittent lane closures for signal installation. 

Orlee Street

Schedule Date: July 6 - July 10, 2020

Orlee Street starting at address 7349 will have the eastbound lane closed for gasline work. 

Plainfield Township

Schedule Date: Projected Start: Mid-July/August 2020

Location Detail: Local Road Improvement Projects

This list includes the local road improvements in Plainfield that are typically cost-shared between KCRC and the township. Local roads are generally shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Pratt Lake Avenue

Schedule Date: June 24 - July 10, 2020

Location Detail: 52nd Street - 84th Street

During this skip paving process, deteriorated or problem areas of the roadway are milled off and replaced with new hot mix asphalt.

Sparta Bridge #20

Schedule Date: April 20 - May 11, 2020

Location Detail: Peach Ridge Avenue .5 miles north of 13 Mile Road

Culvert replacement project to remove the two existing corrugated metal pipe arches and install a single precast concrete box culvert. Traffic will be detoured.

This project has been deemed "critical" due to the poor condition of the existing structure and the potential for failure with high water levels, which would result in having to close the road. Brenner Excavating will be completing the project following the CDC-recommended health and safety protocols and the State of Michigan’s orders relative to COVID-19.

Sparta Bridge #20 (Peach Ridge Avenue)

Schedule Date: April 20 - May 11, 2020

Peach Ridge Avenue north of 13 Mile Road will be closed for bridge replacement. 

Spencer Bridge No 10 (Hatch Avenue)

Schedule Date: July 15 - July 31, 2020

Location Detail: Hatch Avenue over Black Creek

A portion of the north culvert has deteriorated, causing an unsafe condition and current closure of Hatch Avenue over Black Creek at the culvert. Repair work on the metal culvert began in Fall 2019; however, due to high water and inclement winter weather, further repair has been postponed until Summer 2020. TThis is the rehabilitation project.

Spencer Bridge No 38 (Larsen Avenue)

Schedule Date: July 6 - August 20, 2020

Location Detail: Larsen Avenue over Clear Creek, Between 17 Mile Road and 19 Mile Road

The north culvert has deflected inward causing an unsafe condition and temporary closure at the culvert on Larsen Avenue over Clear Creek. A single span bridge will be installed to replace the 41-year-old metal culverts. 

Spencer Township

Schedule Date: July 27 - September 2020

This list includes the list of local road improvements in Spencer that are typically cost-shared between KCRC and the township. Local roads are generally shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Please note: Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, projects and scheduling are subject to change.

Thornapple River Drive

Schedule Date: June 15 - August 2020

Thornapple River Drive and Laraway Lake Drive will have intermittent lane closures due to signal installation.  

Thornapple River Drive (Cascade Twp. Trail Project)

Schedule Date: July 13 - August 31, 2020

Location Detail: Thornhills Avenue and Burger Drive

This is a Cascade Township non-motorized trail construction project. Contractor: Kamminga & Roodvoets

West River Drive

Schedule Date: May 4 - August 2020

Location Detail: West River Drive and West River Center

West River Drive and West River Center will have intermittent lane closures for signal installation. 

Whitneyville Avenue (RR Crossing Repair)

Schedule Date: July 13 to July 17, 2020

Location Detail: South of 52nd Street, north of 60th Street

The railroad crossing repair work consists of replacing railroad ties and rails followed by new asphalt placement between rails and approach areas. Road closed at crossing; detour posted

Wingeier Avenue

Schedule Date: July 24 - August 7, 2020

Location Detail: 200 Feet South of 72nd Street

Closed for culvert lining. 

Wingeier Avenue

Schedule Date: July 27 - July 29, 2020

Location Detail: Wingeier Avenue south of 60th Street

Wingeier Avenue south of 60th Street at the RR tracks will be closed for a crossing repair.