Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Sunday, 6/24/18

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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:

Shoulder Widening

River Road from 24 Road to Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Traffic delays can be expected
  • Rolling lane closures will be utilized
  • Business and resident access will be maintained at all times.

Roadway Striping

  • The following streets are scheduled to be striped this week (weather dependent):
    • Patterson Road from Lodgepole Street west to Hwy 6&50
    • 3rd Street from Grand Avenue to South Avenue
    • 4th Street from Grand Avenue to Pitkin Avenue
    • Rood Avenue from 2nd Street to 7th Street
  • Motorists should expect lane restrictions and delays
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint.


Sewer and Water Line Replacement – City and Ute Water Project

Horizon Drive from G Road to I-70

  • Expect lane shifts
  • Business access will be maintained
  • Area can become congested during rush hours – alternate route highly recommended
  • Anticipated completion – September.


Annual Chip Seal/Fog Seal Program

Sunday, June 24 (Fog Seal)

  • White Avenue from 1st Street to 7th Street
  • Rood Avenue from 3rd Street to 7th Street
  • 2nd Street from Grand Avenue to White Avenue
  • 2nd Street from Pitkin Avenue to South Avenue
  • 3rd Street from Grand Avenue to South Avenue
  • 4th Street from Grand Avenue to South Avenue
  • 5th Street from Grand Avenue to Ute Avenue

Monday, June 25 (Chip Seal)

  • White Avenue from 7th Street to 21st Street
  • 21st Street from Grand Avenue to Rood Avenue
  • 19th Street from Grand Avenue to Rood Avenue

Tuesday, June 26 (Chip Seal)

  • Rood Avenue from 7th Street to 21st Street
  • Colorado Avenue from 12th Street to 15th Street
  • 15th Street from Colorado Avenue to Ute Avenue

Wednesday, June 27 ( Chip Seal)

  • 4th Avenue from 7th Street to 10th Street
  • 4th Avenue fro 15th Street west to end of cul-de-sac
  • 2nd Avenue from 9th Street west to end of pavement
  • 3rd Avenue from 7th Street to 10th Street
  • 8th Street from 3rd Avenue both directions to edge of pavement
  • 8th Street from Winters Avenue to Riverside Pkwy.
  • Kimball Avenue from cul-de-sac up to 9th Street
  • Noland Avenue from 7th Street to 9th Street

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

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

  • 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 Monday– Friday, 7am 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 Monday – Friday, 7 am to 6 pm
  • 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.


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

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