Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 7/8/19

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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:
    • Main Street from 1st Street to I-70B
    • Orchard Avenue from 1st Street to 28 Road
    • 28 Road from I-70B to Orchard Avenue
    • 10th Street from North Avenue to South Avenue
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

2019 Asphalt Overlay Projects (Weather Permitting)

  • Guardrail replacement:
    • Redlands Parkway from the Colorado River Bridge to River Road Overpass

7th Street Reconstruction – Orchard Avenue to Patterson Road Project

  • Construction continues along the western half of 7th Street
  • Walnut & Bookcliff Avenues will be closed on the west 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:

  • 30 Road from D Road to E Road on Wednesday, July 10
  • E Road from 30 Road to approximately 30 1/4 Road on Wednesday, July 10
  • D Road from 29 Road to 32 Road on Thursday, July 11

Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected.

Alternate route advised.

Monument Road Trail Project

  • Monument Road Shoulder work south of S. Redlands Road
  • Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected
  • A portion of the Lunch Loop/Tabeguach parking lot is closed as well as some of the trails
  • Informational signs will be posted in the parking lot and we apologize for the inconvenience.

22 Road Bridge Closure

  • 22 Road will be closed just north of Loves Truck Stop
  • Use 21 ½ Road up to H Road to get back over onto 22 Road
  • Detour Route will be well marked
  • Anticipated Completion – Late July.

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
  • Anticipated completion – August.

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