Projects Affecting Traffic – Beginning Saturday, March 25

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Traffic impacts for the coming week will actually begin on Saturday, March 25 for the 1st Street Reconstruction Project.

City of Grand Junction Projects

Sewer Repair and Replacement Project – River Road between 24 Road and Persigo Wastewater Plant

  • Alternating one lane traffic controlled either by temporary traffic signals or flaggers.
  • Motorists be aware of speed limit reductions through construction zone
  • Up to 10 minute delays can be expected, alternate route advised
  • Anticipated completion – June 2017.

1ST Street and North Avenue intersection closure (As part of the 1st Street Reconstruction Project)

  • Construction will take place in the intersection both Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26
  • 1st Street through lanes (north – south) will be closed at North Avenue
  • Detour route will be in place
  • North Avenue traffic (east – west) will be single lane through the intersection
  • Expect long delays – alternate route advised

1st Street Reconstruction – Ouray Avenue to North Avenue

  • Please slow down, there will be lane shifts and flaggers when needed
  • Access to all businesses will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – July 2017.

2017 Sewer Line Replacement Project – Phase A

  • Gunnison Avenue between 15th and 24th Street will be closed to through traffic
  • Access provided for local residents
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Anticipated completion – mid April.


Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Red Canyon Sidewalk and Pedestrian Bridge (Hwy 340 east of Vista Grande Road) – Mesa County Project

  • Watch for trucks turning onto and off of highway
  • Motorists be aware of speed limit reductions through construction zone
  • Anticipated completion – June 2017.

29 ½ Road Bridge Replacement over Grand Valley Irrigation Canal – CDOT/Mesa County Project

  • 29 ½ Road is closed to through traffic between Orchard Avenue and Patterson Road
  • Access provided for local residents
  • Detour route is in place
  • For more information regarding this project call (970) 640-6129
  • Anticipated completion – June 2017.

32 Road Water Line Project – Clifton Water Project

  • Be aware of construction along west side of 32 Road north of Hwy 50
  • Two-way traffic will be maintained
  • Watch for trucks entering and leaving work zone-please use caution
  • Anticipated completion – early April.

Patterson Road Utility Work between 24 Road and Hwy 6 & 50 – Private Development

  • Expect intermittent lane closures
  • Possible short delays
  • Anticipated completion – mid April.

Horizon Drive Fiber Optics between 12th Street and Horizon Court – Private Customer

  • There will be various lane closures during normal work hours
  • All business access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – late April.

26 Road Utility Work between H Road and H ¾ Road – Private Development

  • 26 Road will be closed to through traffic Thursday, March 30 for paving
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access for local residents will be provided

Contact: Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager  970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org

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