Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 11/19/18

Crosswalk Work

City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Horizon Drive Crosswalks Project, from G Road to I-70

  • Expect lane closures between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm
  • All business access will be provided
  • Anticipated completion – late January.

F ½ Road Closure West of 31 Road – Lewis Wash Bridge Replacement Project

  • F ½ Road will be closed to through traffic between 30 Road and 31 Road, 24/7
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Residents living west of Lewis Wash and Thunder Mountain Elementary School traffic use 30 Road
  • Residents living east of Lewis Wash including Allegheny Drive use 31 Road
  • Anticipated completion – mid-April.

Leaf Removal Program 

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

Sewer and Water Line Replacement Project

28 ¼ Road between Orchard Avenue and Brittany Avenue

  • Expect lane shifts and delays
  • Anticipated completion – late November.

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

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 – 7pm (weather dependent)
  • For additional information please email or call 970-833-5264
  • Anticipated completion – December.     

27 ¼ Road Realignment Project, north of H Road – Grand Junction Regional Airport Project    

  • Motorists heading out to the desert may encounter delays
  • Please be patient and slow down through the construction zone.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Ramp Improvement Project – CDOT Project

  • Crews will be working at the following 3 locations this week: Broadway (CO 340)/Rice Street, I-70 off and on ramps at 24 Road, and 13th Street at Ute Avenue
  • Watch for workers and please slow down
  • No major traffic impacts expected
  • For additional information email or call 970-620-8686
  • Anticipated completion March 2019.

2793 Riverside Pkwy. Utility Construction – Private Development Project

  • Monday through Wednesday, between 7am & 5pm
  • Alternating one-lane traffic just west of 28 Road
  • Expect delays

2115 J Road Utility Construction – Ute Water Project

  • Wednesday, November 21
  • J Road between 21 Road and 21 ½ Road will be closed to thru traffic
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Detour route will be in place.

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager   970-244-1507 or

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