Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Sunday, June 10

Road Work

City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

7th Street Reconstruction Project, North Avenue to Orchard Avenue

  • Expect lane shifts, closures and delays
  • All business and resident access will remain open
  • Alternate route would be advised
  • Anticipated completion – August 2018.

2018 Asphalt Overlay Program
This week’s activities will include:

Asphalt Paving

  • West Main Street from Chuluota Avenue to west end of pavement

Shoulder Widening

  • River Road from 24 Road to Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Traffic delays can be expected.


Roadway striping

  • The following streets are scheduled to be striped this week (weather dependent):
    • 21 ½ Road from Hwy 6 & 50 to I Road
    • H Road from 21 ½ Road to 22 Road
    • 22 Road from Hwy 6 & 50 to H ½ Road
    • 23 Road from Hwy 6 & 50 to the I-70 overpass
  • Motorists should expect lane restrictions and delays
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint.


Sewer Line Replacement Project Phase A

South 10th Street between 4th Avenue Winters Avenue

  • Expect alternating one-lane traffic and delays
  • Business access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – mid June.


Waterline Replacement Project

Compton Street south of Elm Avenue and Kennedy Avenue east of Compton Street

  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – mid June.


Annual Chip Seal Program

Sunday, June 10

  • White Avenue from 2nd Street to 7th Street
  • Rood Avenue from 4th Street to 7th Street
  • 3rd Street from Grand Avenue to Ute Avenue

Monday, June 11

  • 12th Street from Grand Avenue to Pitkin Avenue
  • Main Street from 12th Street to I-70 B
  • 22nd and N. 24th Court north of I-70 B Frontage Road

Tuesday, June 12

  • 2nd Street from Pitkin Avenue to South Avenue
  • South Avenue from 2nd Street to 5th Street
  • 6th Street from Grand Avenue to Ute Avenue
  • 7th Street from White Avenue to Grand Avenue
  • Colorado Avenue from 8th Street to 12th Street

Wednesday, June 13

  • Main Street from 8th Street to 12th Street
  • 8th Street from Grand Avenue to 1St Avenue
  • 1st Avenue from 8th Street to 9th Street
  • 6th Street from Pitkin Avenue south to end of cul-de-sac

Expect possible alternating one-lane traffic and delays
All business and resident access will remain open.                




Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

7th Street and Orchard Avenue intersection, gas line replacement – Xcel Energy Project

  • Expect lane shifts and delays
  • Alternate route would be advised
  • Anticipated completion – June 15.

Orchard Avenue between 28 Road and 28 ½ Road, Power Line and Pole Replacement Project – Xcel Energy

  • Expect intermittent lane shifts and possible traffic delays
  • Anticipated completion – August 2018.

Hwy 340 Bike/Pedestrian Facility Project between Kansas Avenue and Grand Vista Drive – CDOT Project

  • Westbound shoulder closure with possible east and westbound one-lane alternating traffic
  • Please be aware of the speed limit reduction and obey construction road signs
  • Work hours will be Tuesday– Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • For additional information please visit codot.govwww.cotrip.org or call 511
  • Anticipated completion – October 2019.

Broadway and Redlands Parkway, Roundabout Construction – CDOT Project

  • All directions of traffic will use the temporary roundabout configuration
  • Traffic will be directed by use of barrels, signage and possibly flaggers
  • Expect traffic stops with minimal delays
  • There is a 9-foot width restriction 24/7 for the duration of project (no semi-trailers allowed)
  • Be aware of the 35 MPH speed limit leading up to the roundabout and 15 MPH going through the roundabout
  • For additional information please visit codot.govwww.cotrip.org or call 511
  • Anticipated completion – November.

I-70 Exit 49 Grand Mesa Ramp Improvement Project – CDOT Project

  • Westbound I-70 right lane closure and 14’ width restriction 24/7 between MP 49.5 & MP 48
  • Eastbound I-70: right lane closure and 14’ width restriction 24/7 between MP 48 & MP 49.5
  • Motorists will still have access to Exit 49
  • Westbound I-70 Exit 49 on ramp will have a 14’ width restriction 24/7
  • Westbound Exit 49 on ramp please yield before merging onto I-70
  • Westbound speed limit is 35 MPH
  • Eastbound speed limit is 50 MPH
  • Work hours will be 7am – 6pm, Monday – Friday
  • For additional information please visit codot.govwww.cotrip.org or call 511
  • Anticipated completion – late September.

I-70 Bridge Maintenance Project Near DeBeque  – CDOT Project

  • Both west and eastbound I-70 traffic will be moved to two-way traffic in the eastbound lanes of I-70, 24/7.
  • Speed limit will be reduced to 45 MPH through the work zone
  • For additional information please visit codot.govwww.cotrip.org or call 511
  • Anticipated completion – October.

21 ½ Road Utility Work between H Road and I Road – Private Development Project

  • 21 ½ Road will be closed to thru traffic 24/7 between H Road and I Road
  • Use 22 Road as the detour route
  • All business and resident access will be maintained.

New Gas Service at 12th Street and Patterson Road – Xcel Energy Project

Monday, June 11 – 7pm to 7 am:

  • 12th Street will be restricted to one lane north bound
  • Traffic delays can be expected
  • Alternate route is advised


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

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