Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of April 17

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Gunnison Avenue Sewer Line Replacement Project

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

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.

12th Street Sewer Line Replacement Project 

  • 12th Street between Pitkin Avenue and Gunnison Avenue
  • Lane shifts and possible traffic delays between 7 am and 5 pm daily
  • There will be short term side street closures with detours in place
  • Anticipated completion – late May.

Pavement Striping

  • North Avenue from 1st Street to 29 Road
  • Hwy 340 from 1st Street to Willow Ridge Court
  • 21 ½ Road from Hwy 6&50 to I Road
  • Striping operation will take place 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday.

Annual Spring Clean-Up Program
City streets south of North Avenue to include Orchard Mesa and the Redlands

  • City crews will be picking up debris along street side
  • Please slow down in areas where crews are working
  • Short delays can be expected
  • Project completion – Friday.

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.

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

  • 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.

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.

Colorado National Monument

  • Crews are working at Half Tunnel to stabilize the road surface and also making repairs to the rock retaining walls along various locations throughout the Monument
  • There will be alternating one lane traffic through the construction zones between the hours of 7 am and 6 pm week days
  • Expect up to 15 minute delays – flaggers will be onsite to assist motorists
  • Anticipated completion- mid May.

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

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