Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Monday, September 11

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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 Highway 340

  • 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 until Wednesday at which time the switch will be made to get the westbound traffic back through the westbound tunnel
  • 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.

Airport Road Way Striping Project – Grand Junction Regional Airport

The following streets are scheduled to be striped:

– Aviators Way
– Eagle Drive
– Walker Field Drive
– Falcon Way
– Landing View Drive

  •  Please use caution and drive slowly
  •  Anticipated completion – September 22.


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

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