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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
2021 Fall Color Tour

2021 Fall Color Tour

Leaves are starting to turn. It's time for KCRC's Color Tour!

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Sep 17, 2021
Fallasburg Covered Bridge Turns 150 Years Old

Fallasburg Covered Bridge Turns 150 Years Old

The Kent County Road Commission (KCRC) joins the Fallasburg Historical Society this weekend at the Fallasburg Arts Festival to celebrate the sesquicentennial of the Fallasburg Covered Bridge.

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Sep 15, 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
Work Zone Safety Poster Contest Again Invites Third Graders to Promote Safe Driving Habits

Work Zone Safety Poster Contest Again Invites Third Graders to Promote Safe Driving Habits

Third-grade artists now have until Wednesday, May 12 to submit a caution-sign entry for the Work Zone Safety Poster Contest.

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Apr 16, 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
Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions Enforced Beginning March 1

Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions Enforced Beginning March 1

Beginning Monday, March 1at 6 a.m., Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions will be enforced by KCRC and other local road agencies.

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Feb 24, 2021
KCRC Releases Results of 2020 Public Input Survey

KCRC Releases Results of 2020 Public Input Survey

Public Input Survey results indicated positive perception of the Kent County Road Commission and the roads and bridges under its jurisdiction.

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Jan 27, 2021
Road Agencies Formulate Joint COVID-19 Storm Response Plan

Road Agencies Formulate Joint COVID-19 Storm Response Plan

Should an agency be compromised by COVID-19, neighboring agencies would assist during storm response efforts to ensure that the region’s main transportation arteries -- the highest volume, highest speed roads -- are cleared first.

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Dec 8, 2020
KCRC Invites Community Feedback Regarding 2021 Strategic Plan

KCRC Invites Community Feedback Regarding 2021 Strategic Plan

The Kent County Road Commission recently completed a draft of the organization’s 2021 strategic plan and is seeking public feedback via a short online survey.

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Dec 7, 2020
KCRC Develops Low-cost, Low-Impact Process to Extend Culvert Life

KCRC Develops Low-cost, Low-Impact Process to Extend Culvert Life

KCRC has developed a low-cost, low-impact repair technique for the organization’s steel culverts with deteriorated flow lines that can extend the life of the culvert for 25 years or more.

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Nov 10, 2020
KCRC Awarded Innovative Idea Award at 2020 Snowplow Roadeo

KCRC Awarded Innovative Idea Award at 2020 Snowplow Roadeo

The award-winning sander system redesign is fabricated at KCRC and allows for more even and efficient chemical distribution from snowplow trucks.

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Oct 30, 2020
2020 Color Tour of Kent County

2020 Color Tour of Kent County

Kent County Road Commission kicks off the countdown to fall by introducing the first three routes of its annual Color Tour.

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Sep 10, 2020
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
2020 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

2020 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

Kent County Road Commission and Kentwood Public Works Department invite third-grade students to "participate from home" in the fourth annual Work Zone Safety Poster Contest and help encourage safe work zone driving habits.

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Mar 28, 2020
Seasonal Restrictions Waived for COVID-19 Relief

Seasonal Restrictions Waived for COVID-19 Relief

Local agencies including KCRC are exempting from seasonal weight restrictions motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in support of COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Mar 15, 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

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