Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 6/24/19

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Riverfront Trail Closure – Las Colonias Park

  • Bike / Pedestrian Trail closed from the intersection of 27 ½ Road and C ½ Road to the Old Mill Bridge (Bridge leading to Eagle Rim Park)
  • Bridge access will remain open by way of detour
  • A well-marked detour will be in place
  • Anticipated completion – July.

Street Striping and Pavement Marking Project (Weather Permitting)

  • City crews will be striping the following streets this week:
    • Independent Avenue from 1st Street to Hwy 6&50 (Sam’s Club)
    • Rimrock Avenue from Hwy 6&50 to Base Rock Street
    • Crosby Avenue from Base Rock Street to West Main Street
    • West Main Street from Crosby Avenue to 1st Street
    • Colorado Avenue from 2nd Street to 7th Street
    • Grand Avenue from 1st Street to 28 Road
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

2019 Asphalt Overlay Projects (Weather Permitting)

This week’s activities will include the following locations:

  • South Camp Road shoulder work from S. Broadway to Rim Rock Road

Traffic delays can be expected.

7th Street Reconstruction – Orchard Avenue to Patterson Road Project

  • Construction will begin on the eastern half of 7th Street
  • Walnut & Bookcliff Avenues will remain close on the east side of 7th Street
  • Expect lane shifts, closures and delays
  • Paving operations are anticipated to occur towards the end of the week
  • All business and resident access will be provided
  • Alternate route advised for through traffic.

2019 Street Chip Seal Program

The heavily traveled streets affected by this week’s activities include the following:

  • Riverside Parkway from High Country Court to 25 Road Overpass on Sunday, June 23
  • Riverside Parkway from 25 Road Overpass to Redlands Parkway on Monday, June 24
  • River Road from Redlands Parkway to Persigo Waste Water Treatment Plant on Tuesday, June 25
  • 24 Road from Redlands Parkway to H Road on Wednesday, June 26.

Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected.

Alternate route advised.

Monument Road Trail Project

  • S. Redlands Road will be closed at Monument Road Monday for paving
  • S. Redlands Road access will be off of D Road and Rosevale Road
  • A well-marked detour will be in place.

Sewer Line Replacement Project

  • Grand Avenue between 16th Street and 17th Street Wednesday and Thursday only
  • 16th Street and 17th Street north of Grand Avenue will be closed to thru traffic both days
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Grand Avenue traffic can expect short delays

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.

Vista Grande Drive (Redlands) Water Line Upgrade – Ute Water Project

  • Vista Grande between E Road and Hwy 340 will be closed to through traffic 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated completion – July.

Orchard Avenue Reconstruction from Normandy Drive to 29 Road – Mesa County Project

  • Orchard Avenue will be closed to through traffic 24/7
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be maintained for local residents at all times
  • Anticipated completion – November.

F ½ Road between 30 Road and 30 ½ Road – Clifton Water Project

  • Expect lane restrictions and delays
  • Access for local residents will be provided
  • Alternate route advised for through traffic.

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