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National Public Works Week Free Family Event

National Public Works Week Free Family Event

In honor of National Public Works Week, KCRC and the City of Kentwood host the first annual Public Works Week Free Family Event on Wednesday, May 18 from 4-7 p.m., at Kentwood Public Works, 5068 Breton Rd SE. This event aligns with other special Public Works outreach events throughout the county.

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May 5, 2016
Resurfacing on Cascade Road Begins Monday, April 25

Resurfacing on Cascade Road Begins Monday, April 25

On Monday, April 25, Kent County Road Commission begins phase one of a two-phase resurfacing project on Cascade Road between Forest Hills Avenue and Kenmoor Avenue.

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Apr 20, 2016
KCRC Honored for Excellence

KCRC Honored for Excellence

KCRC took home Impress Awards for Operations and Communications at the County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan’s 2016 Highway Conference held in Lansing earlier this year.

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Apr 12, 2016
Division Ave. & Post Dr. Projects Begin April 11

Division Ave. & Post Dr. Projects Begin April 11

KCRC begins two major improvement projects on Monday, April 11: reconstruction on Post Drive and a safety project on Division Avenue

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Apr 8, 2016
84th Street Bridge Project

84th Street Bridge Project

The 84th Street Bridge over the Thornapple River in Caledonia Township is scheduled to undergo preventative maintenance beginning April 4.

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Mar 31, 2016
Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity

KCRC is accepting applications for Seasonal/Summer positions in the Maintenance and Equipment Divisions. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.

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Mar 14, 2016
KCRC Honored with Award of Excellence for 36th Street Reconstruction

KCRC Honored with Award of Excellence for 36th Street Reconstruction

The 36th Street Reconstruction Project was honored with the Award of Excellence by the Michigan Concrete Association (MCA), winning in the category of Urban Arterials.

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Mar 4, 2016
Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

​KCRC is currently accepting applications for two positions: Equipment Service Mechanic and Survey Party Chief. The deadline to apply for both positions is Friday, February 26.

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Feb 5, 2016
KCRC Urges Legislators: Reject House Bill 5016

KCRC Urges Legislators: Reject House Bill 5016

​Just a month after Governor Snyder signed the long overdue funding package to help restore the State’s transportation infrastructure, House Bill 5016 jeopardizes road projects by threatening to increase the price tag associated with making improvements, potentially costing the public - in Kent County, alone - hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

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Dec 11, 2015
What the New Road Funding Package Means to KCRC

What the New Road Funding Package Means to KCRC

​The seven-bill package signed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on November 10, 2015, provides a long overdue increase to the state’s investment in transportation. Phased-in over a five-year period beginning in 2017, the package is projected to provide a s

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Dec 7, 2015
What Is a Watershed?

What Is a Watershed?

A “watershed” is an area of land, defined by hills and ridges that drain to a common body of water. The Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds (LGROW) adopts a plan for managing as many aspects of the river as possible within its watershed area. It i

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Oct 26, 2015
KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Turns 25

KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Turns 25

​Since 1990, the Adopt-a-Road program has invited community volunteers to keep their favorite corridors litter-free, and the work conducted exemplifies the positive collaborative spirit shared between KCRC and the community it serves.

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Sep 29, 2015
2015 Construction Season

2015 Construction Season

KCRC ​has optimized its available financial resources to complete 219.29 lane miles of improvements during the 2015 Construction Season. Despite the amount accomplished, a long list of needed improvements remains.

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Sep 29, 2015
Readying for Disaster Response

Readying for Disaster Response

​Exercising preparedness is what prompted KCRC personnel to participate in NORTHERN EXPOSURE 2015, the state-wide emergency response simulation that integrated local, state and federal response to a catastrophic event.

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Sep 29, 2015
KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Turns 25

KCRC’s Adopt-A-Road Turns 25

​Since 1990, the Adopt-a-Road program has invited community volunteers to keep their favorite corridors litter-free, and the work conducted exemplifies the positive collaborative spirit shared between KCRC and the community it serves.

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Sep 29, 2015

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