Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of June 12


 City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

 1st Street Reconstruction – Ouray Avenue to North Avenue

  • 1st Street will be closed Wednesday night from 6pm to 7am for paving
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Day work will continue so please slow down, there will be lane shifts and flaggers when needed
  • Access to all businesses will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – July 2017

2017 Street Resurfacing Project- Lowering of manhole and water valve covers (Monday and Tuesday nights from 6pm to 7am)

  • 4th Street from Grand Avenue to North Avenue
  • 7th Street from Teller Avenue to North Avenue
  • 9th Street from South Avenue to Ute Avenue

Asphalt milling –  (Wednesday night from 6pm to 7am)

  • 4th Street from Grand Avenue to North Avenue

Asphalt paving(Monday and Tuesday during daylight hours)

  • 1st Street from North Avenue to Orchard Avenue

Asphalt paving –  (Thursday and Friday nights from 6pm to 7am)

  • D Road from 31 Road to 32 Road
  • All streets will remain open with possible alternating one-lane traffic
  • Traffic control personnel will assist motorists
  • Expect delays, alternate route would be advised

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 – Friday June 16


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

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 35 mph when flaggers are present
  • Higher-volume traffic can be expected Thursday, June 15 – Monday, June 19 for Country Jam. Motorists can expect possible delays on eastbound I-70 near the Beavertail Tunnel 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
  • Project hours will be weekdays 7am – 5pm
  • For more information, please call (970) 456-1481
  • Anticipated completion – November 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.

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

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