Projects Impacting Traffic for the Week of July 3


City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

1st Street Reconstruction – Ouray Avenue to North Avenue

  • Day work will continue as crews finalize project so please slow down, there will be lane shifts and flaggers when needed
  • Access to all businesses will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – early July 2017

2017 Street Resurfacing Project

Asphalt Milling (daylight hours):

Wednesday – 9th Street from 1st Avenue to Ute Avenue
Thursday – Bookcliff Avenue from 7th Street to 9th Street
Friday – 26 Road from Patterson Road to F ½ Road

Asphalt Paving (nighttime hours – 6pm to 7am)

Wednesday and Thursday nights – 4th Street from Grand Avenue to North Avenue
Friday night – 9th Street from Ute Avenue to Pitkin Avenue
Friday night – 12th Street from Ute Avenue to Pitkin Avenue

  • All streets will remain open during construction
  • Expect traffic shifts and intermittent lane closures
  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists

2017 Street Chip Seal Program

City Crews will be chip sealing streets Wednesday – Friday from 6am to 5pm in the following area

1st Street to 19th Street and North Avenue to Patterson Road

  •  Residential and business access will be maintained at all times
  •  Traffic delays may occur as a result of this project

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 – July 17, 2017

Colorado National Monument – National Park Service Project

Repairs to the rock guard walls along Rim Rock Drive at various locations throughout the Colorado National 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- July 2017

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

  • No work scheduled Saturday July 1 – Tuesday July 4
  • Speed limit reduction throughout construction zone is set at 35 mph
  • 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

  • Intermittent lane shifts or closures during normal work hours
  • Short delays can be expected
  • Anticipated completion – July 2017

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