Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Tuesday, September 5

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Road projects next week won’t get underway until Tuesday, due to the holiday. Wishing you a safe and happy Labor Day!


City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions    

Riverside Parkway Resurfacing Project

Adjusting manhole covers to grade (Tuesday – Friday)

~~ 24 Road from south of Patterson Road to Leland Avenue
~~ Riverside Parkway from 24 Road to 29 Road
~~ West Avenue from Riverside Parkway to Hwy 340

  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays
  • Anticipated completion – October 2017.


Contract Street Overlay and Chip Seal Project (daylight hours)

Adjusting manhole covers to grade

~~ 9th Street from 1st Avenue to Ute Avenue
~~ 12th Street from Pitkin Avenue to Gunnison Avenue
~~ Gunnison Avenue from 12th Street to 24th Street

Shoulder Work

~~ Ridges Blvd. from Hwy 340 to Shadow Lake

  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays
  • Anticipated completion October 2017.

 

28 ½ Road Sewer and Water Line Replacement

~~ 28 ½ Road between I-70B and North Avenue will be closed to through traffic.

  • Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses
  • Anticipated completion – November 2017.

 


 

 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.


7th Street between Kennedy Avenue and Elm Avenue (bus pullout project) – Colorado Mesa
University Project

  • Northbound traffic can expect single-lane closures
  • Work hours will be 7am to 5:30pm daily
  • Traffic delays can be expected
  • Anticipated completion will be Friday, September 15.


I-70B / North Avenue Interchange Project west of 1st Street– CDOT Project

  • Expect alternating left and right lane closures in both directions
  • Speed limit reduction throughout construction zone is set at 30 mph
  • Anticipated completion – October 2017.

 

24 ½ Road and Patterson Road overhead transformer replacement – Xcel Energy Project

Tuesday, September 5 from 9:30 am – 11:30am

  • Traffic will be reduced to one lane westbound Patterson Road and one lane northbound 24 ½ Road
  • Traffic delays can be expected.

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager       970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org

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