Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 10/15/18

City of Grand Junction Public Works Projects3

City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

7th Street Reconstruction Project, North Avenue to Orchard Avenue

  • Final paving operations and clean up will conclude this week, weather permitting
  • Expect lane shifts, closures and delays
  • Alternate route is advised

Roadway Striping

  • The following streets are scheduled to be striped this week (weather dependent):
    • 28 ¼ Road from North Avenue to Patterson Road
    • 28 ½ Road from I-70B to Orchard Avenue
  • Motorists should expect lane restrictions and delays
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint.

Leaf Removal Program 

  • City wide leaf pick-up starts Monday, October 15
  • Please slow down in neighborhoods where crews are working
  • Traffic delays can be expected
  • Anticipated completion – mid-December (weather permitting).

Sewer Line Replacement Project (Phase B)

28 ¼ Road between Orchard Avenue and Brittany Avenue

  • Construction is scheduled to start Wednesday or Thursday
  • Expect lane shifts and delays.


Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions – This list reflects only the projects of which we have been notified.

Broadway and Redlands Parkway, Roundabout Construction – CDOT Project

  • Traffic is now in the permanent configuration of the new roundabout
  • The roundabout will only be a single lane until mid-October
  • 9’ width restriction 24/7 for the duration of project (no semi-trailers allowed)
  • 35 MPH speed limit reduction 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 email redlandsroundabout@gmail.com or call 970-456-1361
  • Anticipated completion – November.

I-70 Median Guardrail Replacement Project between the Horizon Drive and Clifton Interchanges – CDOT Project

  • I-70 traffic at times will be reduced to one lane in each direction during work hours
  • Speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph through construction zone
  • Work hours will be Monday – Friday, 7am – 7 pm (weather dependent)
  • For additional information please email I70railreplacement@gmail.com or call 970-833-5264
  • Anticipated completion – December.     

F ½ Road at Starlight Drive, Waterline Construction – Clifton Water Project

  • F ½ Road will be closed Monday, October 15 to thru traffic between 30 Road and Starlight Drive
  • The road closure will be from 8:45 am – 4:00 pm.
  • These work hours will not impact student delivery and pick-up times
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Resident and school access will be maintained at all times

20 ½ Road at Broadway, Utility Construction – Private Development Project

  • 20 ½ Road will be closed Monday, October 15 to thru traffic between F ¾ and Broadway
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Resident access will be maintained at all times.


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

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