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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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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

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