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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
Winter Weather Response

Winter Weather Response

Included are daily updates regarding the Kent County Road Commission's Response Efforts

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Jan 30, 2019
KCRC Welcomes New Commissioner Robert VerHeulen

KCRC Welcomes New Commissioner Robert VerHeulen

Commissioner VerHeulen was appointed to KCRC’s board on January 3 by the Kent County Board of Commissioners. He replaces Patrick Malone who retired from the board in December 2018 after serving since 2007.

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Jan 9, 2019
Notice of Sale of Land

Notice of Sale of Land

The Kent County Road Commission has released a Notice of Sale for its Central Complex property, located at 1500 Scribner Avenue in Grand Rapids. Built in 1924, the facility resides on 14.2 acres along the Grand River just north of Webster Street.

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Dec 18, 2018
RESTORED Traffic Control

RESTORED Traffic Control

A four-way stop has been installed as temporary traffic control at 84th Street and Burlingame Avenue, where a traffic signal was damaged during an accident today.

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Oct 20, 2018
Snow Plow Safety for Kids

Snow Plow Safety for Kids

With the winter season approaching, KCRC wants children playing outside to stay safe when plow trucks are on the road. KCRC drivers have produced a short video to remind families of the tips that will help kids “Play It Safe” throughout winter.

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Oct 18, 2018
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
Townships Partner to Fund 16 Mile Road Gravel-to-Pavement Construction

Townships Partner to Fund 16 Mile Road Gravel-to-Pavement Construction

Courtland, Oakfield, Nelson and Spencer townships collaborated with the Kent County Road Commission to transform three miles of gravel road to pavement.

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Sep 4, 2018
ALL-WAY STOP TO BE INSTALLED AT 13 MILE ROAD & PINE ISLAND DRIVE

ALL-WAY STOP TO BE INSTALLED AT 13 MILE ROAD & PINE ISLAND DRIVE

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Aug 14, 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
Project Updates

Project Updates

Two road improvement projects and one utility project begin next week that require corresponding lane and road closures week.

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May 29, 2018
Project updates: 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue

Project updates: 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue

The Kent County Road Commission begins a Crush and Shape on Belmont Avenue, just south of the Belmont Bypass. In addition, work at the intersection of 10 Mile Road and Belmont Avenue is now complete

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May 23, 2018
Three Improvement Projects Begin on 10 Mile Road, Belmont Avenue

Three Improvement Projects Begin on 10 Mile Road, Belmont Avenue

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May 8, 2018
Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician

KCRC is currently accepting applications for Engineering Technician. For consideration, applications must be submitted by Friday, June 1st, 2018

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May 1, 2018
Work Zone Safety Poster Contest Winners

Work Zone Safety Poster Contest Winners

Congratulations to this year's contest winners, whose creative designs champion safe driving practices. The contest supported National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week and KCRC's ongoing safety initiatives.

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Apr 18, 2018
National Work Zone Awareness Week

National Work Zone Awareness Week

"As KCRC and others prepare for the upcoming construction season, we want to raise awareness about the vulnerability our employees face when working in the roadway and steps that can be taken to improve safety for both motorists and our crews, alike."

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Apr 9, 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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