Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 7/29/19

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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 – August.

Street Striping and Pavement Marking Project (Weather Permitting)

  • City crews will be striping the following streets this week:
    • 24 Road from Hwy 6 & 50 to H Road 
    • River Road from Redlands Parkway to Persigo Waste Water Treatment Plant
    • D 1/2 Road from 29 Road to 31 Road
    • 28 1/2 Road from I-70B to Orchard Avenue
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

7th Street Reconstruction – Orchard Avenue to Patterson Road Project

  • Construction continues along the western half of 7th Street
  • Walnut & Bookcliff Avenues will be closed intermittently west of 7th Street
  • Expect lane shifts, closures and delays
  • All business and resident access will be provided
  • All businesses remain open during construction – don’t forget to support your local businesses!

2019 Street Chip Seal Program

  • The heavily traveled streets affected by this week’s activities include the following:
    • Chip sealing of Patterson Road from 27 1/2 Road to 28 1/2 Road on Monday, July 29
    • Chip sealing of Redlands Parkway / South Broadway from the Hwy 340 Roundabout to Wildwood Drive on Tuesday, July 30
    • Chip sealing of 25 1/2 Road from Patterson Road to G Road on Wednesday, July 31
    • Chip sealing of 1st Street from Patterson Road to F 1/2 Road on Thursday, August 1
    • Chip sealing of West Orchard Avenue from 25 1/2 Road to West Mesa Avenue on Thursday, August 1
    • Chip Sealing of F 1/2 Road from 29 Road to 29 1/2 Road on Thursday, August 1
  • Intermittent lane closures and traffic delays can be expected.
  • Alternate route advised.

S. 9th Street Bore under R/R Tracks – Sewer line Replacement Project

  • Expect lane shifts on 9th Street and 4th Avenue will be closed to thru traffic
  • Business and resident access will be provided
  • Anticipated Completion – Friday, August 2.

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.

8th Street and 9th Street Between Walnut Avenue and Orchard Avenue – Waterline Replacement Project

  • 8th Street and 9th Street are closed to through traffic
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated Completion – Late August

Walnut Avenue between 8th Street and 10th Street – Waterline Replacement Project

  • Walnut Avenue is closed to through traffic
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated Completion – Late August.

Riverside Park Improvement Project

  • Riverside Park Drive is now permanently closed between W. Colorado and Hale Avenue
  • A well-marked vehicle and bicycle detour will be in place
  • Anticipated Completion – November.

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 – August.

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.

30 Road from I-70 Business Loop to Patterson Road (F Road) Waterline Replacement Project – Ute Water Project

  • 30 Road will have intermittent single lane traffic in each direction between Patterson Road and I-70B
  • Access will be provided for local residents and businesses
  • Delays can be expected
  • Anticipated Completion – December.

Gas Line Construction from 1100 Independent Avenue to 2331 River Road – Public Service Company of Colorado Project

  • Most of this week’s activities will take place in the area of Splish Splash Car Wash
  • Expect minimal traffic delays
  • All business access will remain open.
  • Anticipated completion – January 2020.

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