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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
City of Kentwood and Kent County Road Commission Awarded for Patterson Avenue and 44th Street Joint Project

City of Kentwood and Kent County Road Commission Awarded for Patterson Avenue and 44th Street Joint Project

The Michigan Concrete Association has recognized the City of Kentwood and the Kent County Road Commission with an Award of Excellence for the agencies’ joint project at the intersection of Patterson Avenue and 44th Street.

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Feb 21, 2020
Rebuilding Michigan

Rebuilding Michigan

KCRC will not receive any of the borrowed money from the Rebuilding Michigan Plan. To date, the fiscal year 2021 budget does not provide additional funding for county roads.

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Feb 18, 2020
Board Authorizes Option with City of GR

Board Authorizes Option with City of GR

Under option, City will have exclusive rights for 12-months to purchase the property. Option also requires approval from Grand Rapids City Commission.

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Jan 28, 2020
Weekend Weather Clean-Up

Weekend Weather Clean-Up

About 2 to 4" of additional snow has fallen. A full crew is in today and will continue to scrape and apply sand/salt mix - as the snow continues to fall, crews will need to return to higher volume roads.

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Jan 13, 2020
Weather Event - Freezing Rain, High Winds, Sleet, Snow

Weather Event - Freezing Rain, High Winds, Sleet, Snow

Crews are ready to respond to this weekend’s forecasted weather event calling for changing conditions including rain, high winds, snow, ice and sleet.

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Jan 11, 2020
KCRC Helps Spread the Warmth

KCRC Helps Spread the Warmth

Road commission workers know how cold a Michigan winter can get - that's what motivated us to gather donations for the Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive sponsored by the Heart of West Michigan United Way.

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Dec 30, 2019
KCRC Salutes Our Veteranss

KCRC Salutes Our Veteranss

KCRC is closed on Monday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. In this video, KCRC's military mom Beth Nanzer and Marine Corps veteran Terry York share what Veterans Day means to them.

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Nov 10, 2019

Notice of Meeting Location Change

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Nov 5, 2019
Snow Plow Safety Tips

Snow Plow Safety Tips

KCRC crews are trained and ready to respond to winter storms, and drivers can do a lot to help keep both you and our drivers safe.

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Oct 20, 2019
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

2019 Construction Season Update

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Jul 10, 2019
Traffic Signals with Flashing Yellow Arrow

Traffic Signals with Flashing Yellow Arrow

As the Kent County Road Commission upgrades traffic signals throughout the network, more and more signals will become equipped with the flashing yellow arrow. Review what each arrow of the traffic light means.

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Jul 8, 2019

Now Open! Crahen Avenue and Leonard Street

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Jul 3, 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
2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest

The 2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest welcomed over 300 submission from talented third-grade artists who designed "caution signs" focusing on safety tips for driving through a work zone.

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Apr 12, 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
KCRC Board Rejects Offer for Central Complex Property

KCRC Board Rejects Offer for Central Complex Property

The Kent County Road Commission board voted to reject 2722 Vassar LLC's proposal to purchase the Central Complex property at 1500 Scribner Avenue.

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Mar 26, 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

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