Projects Affecting Traffic for the Period Beginning 6/30/18

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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 and Asphalt Paving: 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):
    • 6th Street from Rood Avenue to Ute Avenue
    • 2nd Street from Pitkin Avenue to South Avenue
  • Motorists should expect lane restrictions and delays
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint.

Pavement Markings in the Downtown area (crosswalks, stop bars and turn arrows)

  • Expect lane shifts and possible delays.

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, July 1 (fog seal)

  • 12th Street: Grand Avenue to Pitkin Avenue
  • Main Street: 12th Street to I-70B
  • 22nd Court north of I-70B Frontage Road
  • 24th Court north of I-70B Frontage Road
  • 2nd Street: Pitkin Avenue to South Avenue
  • South Avenue: 2nd Street to 5th Street
  • 6th Street: Grand Avenue to Ute Avenue
  • 6th Street: Pitkin Avenue to South Avenue
  • 7th Street: Grand Avenue to White Avenue
  • Colorado Avenue: 8th Street to 12th Street

Monday, July 2 (chip seal)

  • 27 ½ Road: C ½ Road to Riverside Parkway
  • C ½ Road: Indian Road to 27 ½ Road
  • Ruby Avenue: Bonny Street to 27 ½ Road
  • Bonny Street: Winair Dr. to Ruby Avenue
  • Indian Road: Riverside Parkway to C ½ Road
  • Winair Drive: Bonny Street to Indian Road
  • Winters Avenue: Riverside Parkway to 15th Street
  • Winters Avenue: Indian Road to 27 ½ Road
  • 7th Street: Riverside Parkway to Struthers Avenue
  • 7th Street: Riverside Parkway to Winters Avenue

  Tuesday, July 3 (chip seal)

  • D Road: 9th Street to Riverside Parkway
  • Escondido Circle: north of S. Broadway

No on-street parking during day of work
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

W. Ridges Blvd. & Redlands Mesa Drive Utility Work – Private Development Project

  • Ridges Blvd. will be closed at Redlands Mesa Drive starting Monday, July 2
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Anticipated completion – Friday, July 6.

G Road West of Horizon Drive Utility Work – Ute Water Project

  • Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1
  • G Road will be closed to thru traffic
  • Detour route will be in place.

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

  • Please be aware of the new temporary roundabout configuration
  • Expect lane restrictions and possible detours
  • 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 2018.

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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