Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 8/6/18

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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 is advised
  • Anticipated completion – September 2018.

2018 Asphalt Overlay Program
This week’s activities will consist of:

  • Manhole and Shoulder Work
    • 7th Street from Ute Avenue to Riverside Parkway
    • River Road from 24 Road to Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Expect rolling lane shifts and delays
  • All business and resident access will remain open.

Roadway Striping

  • The following streets are scheduled to be striped this week (weather dependent):
    • Ridge Drive: 15th Street to 27 ½ Road
    • 27 Road: Horizon Drive to Patterson Road
    • Cortland Avenue: 27 ½ Road to 28 Road
    • 28 Road: Cortland Avenue to Patterson Road
  • 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.


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
  • Work hours will be Monday– Friday, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • 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, 6:00 am to 6:00 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.

29 Road Between Orchard Avenue and Patterson Road – Utility Work/Private Development Project

  • Road will closed in this section on Tuesday, 8/7
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access for local residents will be maintained
  • Access Graff Dairy from Patterson only.

31 1/2 Road and E Road – Clifton Water Project

  • Intersection will be closed Monday, 8/6 through Wednesday, 8/8
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access for local residents will be maintained.


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

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