Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 7/16/18

City of Grand Junction Public Works Projects3

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 and Final Clean Up: 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.

Asphalt Milling and Paving – Night Work

  • 7th Street from Ute Avenue to Riverside Parkway 6 pm – 6 am
  • Expect delays.

Road Closures

  • 7th Street will be closed at 4th Avenue on Monday, July 16 for railroad crossing improvements: 8 am – 4 pm
  • Detour route will be in place
  • 7th Street will be closed between Pitkin Avenue and Ute Avenue Wednesday night, July 18: 10 pm – 6 am
  • Detour route will be in place.

Roadway Striping

  • The following streets are scheduled to be striped this week (weather dependent):
    • Orchard Avenue: 1st Street – 28 ½ Road
    • 5th Street: Ute Avenue – Orchard Avenue
    • 4th Street: North Avenue – Grand Avenue
  • 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

Monday, July 16 (Fog Seal)

  • Main Street:  8th Street – 11th Street
  • 8th Street:  Grand Avenue – 1st Avenue
  • 1st Avenue:  8th Street – 9th Street
  • 6th Street:   Pitkin Avenue – South Avenue
  • 9th Street:   Grand Avenue – Riverside Pkwy.
  • Kimball Avenue:  12th Street – 9th Street
  • 12th Street:  Winters Avenue – Kimball Avenue

Tuesday, July 17 (Fog Seal)

  •  10th Street:  Grand Avenue – South Avenue
  • 11th Street:  Grand Avenue – Pitkin Avenue
  • 13th Street:  Grand Avenue – Pitkin Avenue
  • South Avenue:  5th Street – 10th Street
  • 14th Street:  Grand Avenue – Pitkin Avenue
  • 17th Street:  Grand Avenue – Main Street
  • 12th Street;  D Road – Winters Avenue

Wednesday, July 18 (Fog Seal)

  • White Avenue:  8th Street – 21st Street
  • 21st Street:  Grand Avenue – Rood Avenue
  • 19th Street:  Grand Avenue – Rood Avenue
  • Rood Avenue:  8th Street – 21st Street
  • Colorado Avenue:  12th Street – 15th Street
  • 15th Street:  Colorado Avenue – Ute Avenue                       

Thursday, July 19 (Fog Seal)

  • 4th Avenue:  7th Street – 10th Street
  • 4th Avenue:  15th Street – west to end of cul-de-sac
  • 2nd Avenue:  9th Street – west to end of pavement
  • 3rd Avenue:  7th Street – 10th Street
  • 8th Street:  3rd Avenue – both north & south to end of pavement
  • Kimball Avenue:  cul-de-sac – 9th Street
  • Noland Avenue:  7th Street – 9th Street
  • 27 ½ Road:  C ½ Road – Riverside Pkwy.
  • C ½ Road:  Indian Road – 27 ½ Road
  • Ruby Avenue:  Bonny Street – 27 ½ Road
  • Bonny Street:  Winair Drive – Ruby Avenue
  • Indian Road:  Riverside Parkway – C ½ Road
  • Winair Drive:  Bonny Street – Indian Road
  • Winters Avenue:  Indian Road – 27 ½ Road
  • 7th Street:  Riverside Pkwy. – Struthers Avenue
  • 7th Street:  Riverside Pkwy. – Winters Avenue
  • 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

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 drive with caution through 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.

Rim Rock Drive: Fruita entrance to DS Road – Colorado National Monument Project

  • National Park Service Crews will be striping the road
  • Monday – Thursday (weather permitting)
  • Motorists should expect delays
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint.


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

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