Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 7/21/19

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Riverfront Trail Closure – Las Colonias Park

  • Bike / Pedestrian Trail closed from the intersection of 27 ½ Road and C ½ Road to the Old Mill Bridge (Bridge leading to Eagle Rim Park)
  • Bridge access will remain open by way of detour
  • A well-marked detour will be in place
  • Anticipated completion – August.

Street Striping and Pavement Marking Project (Weather Permitting)

  • City crews will be striping the following streets this week:
    • Riverside Parkway from 24 Road to 30 Road
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

2019 Asphalt Overlay Projects (Weather Permitting)

  • Guardrail replacement:
    • Redlands Parkway from the Colorado River Bridge to River Road Overpass
  • Anticipated completion – Friday.

7th Street Reconstruction – Orchard Avenue to Patterson Road Project

  • Construction continues along the western half of 7th Street
  • Walnut & Bookcliff Avenues will be closed intermittently west of 7th Street
  • Expect lane shifts, closures and delays
  • All business and resident access will be provided
  • All businesses remain open during construction – don’t forget to support your local businesses!

2019 Street Chip Seal Program

  • The heavily traveled streets affected by this week’s activities include the following:
    • Fog sealing of Ridges Blvd. from School Ridge Road to Hwy 340 on Sunday, July 21
    • Fog sealing of 24 Road from Redlands Parkway Overpass to H Road on Sunday, July 21
    • Fog sealing of D 1/2 Road from D 1/2 Ct. to 30 Road on Monday, July 22
    • Fog sealing of 30 Road from C 1/2 Road to D Road on Monday, July 22
    • Fog sealing of D 1/2 Road from 30 Road to 30 3/4 Road on Tuesday, July 23
    • River Road from Redlands Parkway to Persigo Waste Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday, July 24
  • Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected.
  • Alternate route advised.

700 Block Main Street – Irrigation Line Repair Project

  • Main Street will be closed to through traffic from 7th Street to 8th Street between the hours of 5am and 11am on Thursday, July 25.

Monument Road Trail Project

  • Monument Road Shoulder work south of S. Redlands Road
  • Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected
  • A portion of the Lunch Loop/Tabeguach parking lot is closed as well as some of the trails
  • Informational signs will be posted in the parking lot and we apologize for the inconvenience.

8th Street and 9th Street Between Walnut Avenue and Orchard Avenue – Waterline Replacement Project

  • 8th Street and 9th Street are closed to through traffic
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated Completion – Late August

Walnut Avenue between 8th Street and 10th Street – Waterline Replacement Project

  • Walnut Avenue is closed to through traffic
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated Completion – Late August.

Riverside Park Improvement Project

  • Starting Monday, July 22, Riverside Park Drive will be permanently closed between W. Colorado and Hale Avenue
  • A well-marked vehicle and bicycle detour will be in place
  • Anticipated Completion – November.

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

32 Road Sewer Line Replacement Project – Clifton Sanitation District Project

  • Watch for utility construction (various locations) along 32 Road between I-70B and D Road
  • Please slow down through the work zones and obey traffic control signs and personnel
  • Motorists may experience intermittent lane closures and detours
  • Anticipated completion – September.

Vista Grande Drive (Redlands) Water Line Upgrade – Ute Water Project

  • Vista Grande between E Road and Hwy 340 will be closed to through traffic 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated completion – August.

Orchard Avenue Reconstruction from Normandy Drive to 29 Road – Mesa County Project

  • Orchard Avenue will be closed to through traffic 24/7
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be maintained for local residents at all times
  • Anticipated completion – November.

30 Road from I-70 Business Loop to Patterson Road (F Road) Waterline Replacement Project – Ute Water Project

  • 30 Road will be single lane traffic in each direction through the Work Zone 24/7
  • Delays can be expected
  • Anticipated Completion – December.

City Council Selects Kraig Andrews for District E Seat

In a regular City Council meeting on Wednesday, July 17, members of City Council discussed the six candidates who applied for the District E seat vacated by the resignation of Duncan McArthur. McArthur resigned in June.

After deliberation, Kraig Andrews was selected for the position of City Councilmember for District E.


Contact:  Greg LeBlanc, Sr. Assistant to the City Manager   970-244-1557 or gregoryl@gjcity.org

Join the City Manager for a Cup of Coffee

July 2019 Coffee

Grand Junction City Manager Greg Caton is hosting a series of informal coffees to interact with community members, gather feedback on City programs and services, and to answer questions.

The next coffee is scheduled for Monday, July 29 at Kiln Coffee Bar, 326 Main Street, at 2:00 p.m. The City Manager will be joined this time by Community Development Director Tamra Allen.

The sessions are open to the public and are an unstructured, drop-in format.

 


Contact:  Greg LeBlanc, Assistant to the City Manager   970-244-1557 or gregoryl@gjcity.org

Grand Junction City Council Preview for the Week of 7/15/2019

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For more detailed information on any of these items, read the full agendas and/or staff reports here: http://www.gjcity.org/city-government/agendas-and-minutes/  City Council meeting videos can also be found at the same link.

City Council will discuss the following items at this week’s meetings:

Monday, 7/15/19 – 5:30 p.m.    City Council Workshop City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5thStreet

Discussion Topics

1a. Council Policy – Attendance Via Phone or Other Electronic Forms

1b. City Council Compensation

1c. Possible Ballot Items for the November 2019 Election


Wednesday, 7/17/19 – 6:00 p.m.    City Council Meeting City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5thStreet

Certificates of Appointment

To the Urban Trails Committee

Regular Agenda

Discussion and Selection of District E Councilmember

4a. Discussion and Selection of District E Councilmember

Discussion of Additional Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee Member(s)

5a. Consider Appointing an Additional Member(s) to the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee

Contracts

6a. Construction Contract for the Las Colonias River Park

Public Hearings 

7ai. A Resolution Adopting the 2019 Program Year Action Plan as a Part of the Grand Junction Five­Year Consolidated Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

7aii. An Ordinance Organizing and Establishing the Grand Junction Dos Rios General Improvement District

7bi. An Ordinance to Vacate Unnamed Right-­of-­Way Situated Between 383 29 Road and 379 29 Road

7bii. An Ordinance Rezoning 0.44 acres of Property Located at 383 29 Road and 379 29 Road to C­1 (Light Commercial)


Contact: Greg LeBlanc, Assistant to the City Manager 970-244-1557 or gregoryl@gjcity.org

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 7/15/19

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Riverfront Trail Closure – Las Colonias Park

  • Bike / Pedestrian Trail closed from the intersection of 27 ½ Road and C ½ Road to the Old Mill Bridge (Bridge leading to Eagle Rim Park)
  • Bridge access will remain open by way of detour
  • A well-marked detour will be in place
  • Anticipated completion – August.

Street Striping and Pavement Marking Project (Weather Permitting)

  • City crews will be striping the following streets this week:
    • Riverside Parkway from 29 Road to Redlands Parkway
    • D Road from 29 Road to 32 Road
    • 30 Road from D Road to E Road
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

2019 Asphalt Overlay Projects (Weather Permitting)

  • Guardrail replacement:
    • Redlands Parkway from the Colorado River Bridge to River Road Overpass

7th Street Reconstruction – Orchard Avenue to Patterson Road Project

  • Construction continues along the western half of 7th Street
  • Walnut & Bookcliff Avenues will be closed intermittently west of 7th Street
  • Expect lane shifts, closures and delays
  • All business and resident access will be provided
  • All businesses remain open during construction – don’t forget to support your local businesses!

2019 Street Chip Seal Program

The heavily traveled streets affected by this week’s activities include the following:

  • Fog sealing of D Road from 30 Road to 32 Road on Thursday, July 18

Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected.

Alternate route advised.

Monument Road Trail Project

  • Monument Road Shoulder work south of S. Redlands Road
  • Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected
  • A portion of the Lunch Loop/Tabeguach parking lot is closed as well as some of the trails
  • Informational signs will be posted in the parking lot and we apologize for the inconvenience.

22 Road Bridge Closure

  • 22 Road is closed just north of Loves Truck Stop
  • Use 21 ½ Road up to H Road to get back over onto 22 Road
  • Detour Route will be well marked
  • Anticipated Completion – Late July.

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

32 Road Sewer Line Replacement Project – Clifton Sanitation District Project

  • Watch for utility construction (various locations) along 32 Road between I-70B and D Road
  • Please slow down through the work zones and obey traffic control signs and personnel
  • Motorists may experience intermittent lane closures and detours
  • Anticipated completion – September.

Vista Grande Drive (Redlands) Water Line Upgrade – Ute Water Project

  • Vista Grande between E Road and Hwy 340 will be closed to through traffic 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated completion – July.

Orchard Avenue Reconstruction from Normandy Drive to 29 Road – Mesa County Project

  • Orchard Avenue will be closed to through traffic 24/7
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be maintained for local residents at all times
  • Anticipated completion – November.

F ½ Road between 30 Road and 30 ½ Road – Clifton Water Project

  • Expect lane restrictions and delays
  • Access for local residents will be provided
  • Alternate route advised for through traffic
  • Anticipated completion – Late July.

North Avenue at 29 Road Median Modifications – Private Development Project

  • Median work Tuesday through Thursday 7am to 3:30pm
  • North Avenue single lane traffic each direction at 29 Road
  • Expect delays.

City GIS Maps Training Session Offered July 24 and 30

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GIS staff will be offering public training sessions to go over how to use the GIS maps on the following dates:

Wednesday, July 24 at 1 pm

Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 pm

City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street


The training will include:

  • Map Layers: Where to access common data in the maps such as parcels, parks, businesses, trails, city limits, zoning, subdivisions, utilities and public safety data.
  • Map Tools: How to use the navigation, basemaps, drawing, printing, 3D viewing and reporting tools.

If you need help with anything mapping or GIS related, please give us a call. The GIS help line number is 970-256-4070.


Contact:  Greg LeBlanc, Assistant to the City Manager   970-244-1557 or gregoryl@gjcity.org 

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 7/8/19

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Riverfront Trail Closure – Las Colonias Park

  • Bike / Pedestrian Trail closed from the intersection of 27 ½ Road and C ½ Road to the Old Mill Bridge (Bridge leading to Eagle Rim Park)
  • Bridge access will remain open by way of detour
  • A well-marked detour will be in place
  • Anticipated completion – July.

Street Striping and Pavement Marking Project (Weather Permitting)

  • City crews will be striping the following streets this week:
    • Main Street from 1st Street to I-70B
    • Orchard Avenue from 1st Street to 28 Road
    • 28 Road from I-70B to Orchard Avenue
    • 10th Street from North Avenue to South Avenue
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

2019 Asphalt Overlay Projects (Weather Permitting)

  • Guardrail replacement:
    • Redlands Parkway from the Colorado River Bridge to River Road Overpass

7th Street Reconstruction – Orchard Avenue to Patterson Road Project

  • Construction continues along the western half of 7th Street
  • Walnut & Bookcliff Avenues will be closed on the west side of 7th Street
  • Expect lane shifts, closures and delays
  • Paving operations are anticipated to occur towards the end of the week
  • All business and resident access will be provided
  • Alternate route advised for through traffic.

2019 Street Chip Seal Program

The heavily traveled streets affected by this week’s activities include the following:

  • 30 Road from D Road to E Road on Wednesday, July 10
  • E Road from 30 Road to approximately 30 1/4 Road on Wednesday, July 10
  • D Road from 29 Road to 32 Road on Thursday, July 11

Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected.

Alternate route advised.

Monument Road Trail Project

  • Monument Road Shoulder work south of S. Redlands Road
  • Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected
  • A portion of the Lunch Loop/Tabeguach parking lot is closed as well as some of the trails
  • Informational signs will be posted in the parking lot and we apologize for the inconvenience.

22 Road Bridge Closure

  • 22 Road will be closed just north of Loves Truck Stop
  • Use 21 ½ Road up to H Road to get back over onto 22 Road
  • Detour Route will be well marked
  • Anticipated Completion – Late July.

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

32 Road Sewer Line Replacement Project – Clifton Sanitation District Project

  • Watch for utility construction (various locations) along 32 Road between I-70B and D Road
  • Please slow down through the work zones and obey traffic control signs and personnel
  • Motorists may experience intermittent lane closures and detours
  • Anticipated completion – September.

Vista Grande Drive (Redlands) Water Line Upgrade – Ute Water Project

  • Vista Grande between E Road and Hwy 340 will be closed to through traffic 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated completion – July.

Orchard Avenue Reconstruction from Normandy Drive to 29 Road – Mesa County Project

  • Orchard Avenue will be closed to through traffic 24/7
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be maintained for local residents at all times
  • Anticipated completion – November.

F ½ Road between 30 Road and 30 ½ Road – Clifton Water Project

  • Expect lane restrictions and delays
  • Access for local residents will be provided
  • Alternate route advised for through traffic
  • Anticipated completion – August.