Items Tagged with 'streets'


State funds jumpstart road work

State’s $2.1 million will speed up GR’s overdue street repair.

July 11, 2014
Contracts are expected to be awarded next week for work on two Grand Rapids streets funded by a one-time state appropriation of $2,124,850, although grateful city officials warn there is still no long-term solution to funding Michigan transportation infrastructure. Read More

Grand Rapids invites input on plan for 588 miles of streets

June 24, 2013
The Grand Rapids Sustainable Streets Task Force will hold a public forum this Tuesday evening at New Hope Baptist Church. Read More

Pavement inspection keeps improving

What once cost Metro Council communities more than $230 per mile is now about $40.

May 24, 2013
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The peculiar-looking pavement condition data collection van working the streets in the member communities of the Grand Valley Metro Council isn’t new, but it keeps improving with advances in software and optical equipment. Read More