Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Sunday, June 4


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

1st Street Milling – North Avenue to Orchard Avenue

  • Milling will take place on Monday and Tuesday only
  • Please slow down, there will be lane shifts and flaggers when needed
  • Expect delays

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 – mid June 2017

Pavement Striping

  • Crews are scheduled this week to stripe streets in the area of the Rimrock Walmart, Mesa Fitness and American Furniture Warehouse
  • Striping operation will take place Monday – Thursday, from 7 am to 4:30 pm
  • Please do not cross wet paint

Street Crack Filling Project

  • Starting Sunday, June 4, maintenance crews will be crack filling and sealing roadway cracks on 12th Street between North Avenue and Patterson Avenue.
  • Street will remain open during treatment and reduced to one-lane travel
  • Watch for construction activity, and obey flaggers while traveling through work area
  • Anticipated completion will be Wednesday June 7



Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions        

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 – late June 2017

Utility Pole Replacement Project, (Orchard Avenue from 12th Street to 28 Road) – Xcel Energy Project

  • Intermittent eastbound lane closures during normal work hours
  • 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
  • East bound I-70 traffic will be detoured onto service road. No vehicle parking or bicycling on the service road.
  • Both west and east bound 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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