Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 3/25/19

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

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.

Reeder Mesa Road – Water Line Replacement

  • Watch for truck and heavy equipment traffic along both Reeder Mesa Road and Lands’ End Road
  • Expect occasional daytime closures
  • Message boards at each end of Reeder Mesa Road will give specific closure dates
  • Detour route will be in place on days of closure
  • Anticipated completion – May.

Orchard Avenue Safe Routes to School Project –Sidewalk Construction

  • New curb, gutter and sidewalk, south side of Orchard between 29 Road and Melody Lane
  • Construction hours will be 7am to 4pm
  • Accommodations will be made for pedestrian traffic
  • Motorists can expect delays during work hours
  • Anticipated completion – April.

Orchard Avenue Irrigation Project from Melody Lane to 28 ¾ Road

  • Crews will be installing new irrigation pipe along the south side of Orchard Ave
  • Expect alternating one-lane traffic with delays
  • Alternate route is advised
  • Anticipated completion – April.

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

32 Road Sewer Line Replacement Project – Clifton Sanitation District Project

  • Watch for utility construction (various locations) along 32 Road between I-70B and D Road
  • Please slow down through the work zones and obey traffic control signs and personnel
  • Motorists may experience intermittent lane closures and detours
  • Anticipated Completion – September.

29 Road & D ½ Road Asphalt Patching – Colorado Mesa University Project

  • Tuesday, March 26, asphalt patching is scheduled across 29 Road at D ½ Road
  • Expect lane restrictions and delays.

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

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