Public Works Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Tuesday, May 30


City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

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.

4th Street Sewer Manhole Replacement Project- North Avenue to Grand Avenue

  • Expect intermittent lane shifts and short term street closures
  • Parking restrictions in force
  • Anticipated completion – June 2017.

Pavement Striping

  • 27 Road from Horizon Drive to Patterson Drive
  • 28 Road from Cortland Avenue to Patterson Road
  • Cortland Avenue from 27 Road to 28 Road
  • 29 Road from Patterson Road to G Road
  • G Road from 29 Road to 29 ½ Road
  • 29 ½ Road from G Road to Patterson Road
  • Striping operation will take place during the week days from 7 am to 4:30 pm
  • Expect short delays and please do not cross wet paint.

Street Crack Filling Project

  • Maintenance crews will be crack filling and sealing roadway cracks on various city streets
  • Streets will remain open during treatment and reduced to one lane travel
  • Watch for construction activity, and obey flaggers while traveling through work areas.



Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions        

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 – Late June 2017.

Utility Pole Replacement Project, (Orchard Avenue from 12th Street to 23rd Street) – Xcel Energy Project

  • Intermittent eastbound lane closures during normal work hours starting Tuesday
  • Short delays can be expected.

Colorado National Monument – National Park Service Project

  • National Park Service staff will be making repairs to the rock guard walls along Rim Rock Drive at various locations throughout the Monument
  • There will be alternating one-lane traffic through the construction zones, weekdays between the hours of 7 am and 4 pm
  • Expect up to 10-minute delays – flaggers will be onsite to assist motorists
  • Anticipated completion- June 2017.

I-70 Beavertail Tunnel Lighting Project (east of Palisade) – CDOT Project

  • Speed limit reduction will be 40 mph when flaggers are present
  • Please obey all speed limit reductions and construction road signs during this time
  • Eastbound I-70 traffic will be detoured onto service road. No vehicle parking or bicycling on the service road.
  • Both west and eastbound traffic can expect single lane closures this week
  • Project hours will be weekdays 7am – 5pm
  • For more information, please call (970) 456-1481
  • Anticipated completion – November 2017.

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager       970-244-1507 or 




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