Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Sunday, August 20


City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions    

Riverside Parkway Resurfacing Project (Night work:  6pm to 7am, Sunday – Thursday)

Asphalt milling at the following locations:

— 24 Road from south of Patterson Road to Leland Avenue
— The I-70B northbound on/off ramps at the Redlands Parkway
— West Avenue from Riverside Parkway to Hwy 340
— Hwy 340 on ramp to Riverside Parkway
— 5th Street and Hwy 50 on/off ramps at the Riverside Parkway

  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays.

Contract Street Overlay and Chip Seal Project (Daylight Hours)

Adjusting manholes to grade at the following locations:

— 9th Street from 1st Avenue to Ute Avenue
— 4th Street from Grand Avenue to North Avenue
— 12th Street from Ute Avenue to Gunnison Avenue

  •  Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  •  Expect delays.



Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

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

  • Speed limit reduction throughout construction zone is set at 35 mph
  • Eastbound I-70 traffic will be detoured onto service road 24/7. No vehicle parking or bicycling on the service road.
  • Westbound traffic will detour through the eastbound tunnel 24/7
  • 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.

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


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