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Kent County advises drivers to avoid driving on water over the road

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Posted at 5:45 PM, Jun 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-28 10:59:33-04

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — The Kent County Road Commission (KCRC) is reminding drivers to not drive through "water over the road" conditions, as several roads in the county have been closed due to impassable conditions.

If you can not see the road, the commission is advising you to turn around.

KCRC will continue to monitor conditions and close/open roads as conditions allow them to.

The following roads are closed and are anticipated to be closed over the weekend:

  • Westbound M-21 between Settlewood Drive and Bennett Street (Posted Detour: Settlewood Drive to Parnell Avenue, Parnell Avenue to Vergennes Street, Vergennes Street to Pettis Avenue, Pettis Avenue to M-21)
  • 76th Street – Hanna Lake Avenue to Breton Avenue
  • 76th Street – East of intersection with Division Avenue
  • 84th Street – Patterson Avenue to East Paris Avenue
  • Cherry Valley Avenue– 76th Street to 84th Street
  • Thornapple River Drive – 60th Street to 68th Street