Projects Affecting Traffic and Pedestrian/Cyclists for the Week of 3/9/20

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Raw Water Line Construction – 5th Street Bridge

  • North Bound 5th Street traffic will be reduced to one lane
  • Expect delays
  • 35 mph speed limit will be enforced
  • Anticipated completion – April

31 Road between D ½ Road and E Road, Utility Construction

  • 31 Road closed to thru traffic
  • Access for residents will be provided
  • Detour route is in place
  • Anticipated completion – April

Court Road between Orchard Avenue and Bookcliff Avenue, Utility Construction

  • Court Road between Orchard Avenue and Bookcliff Avenue will be closed to thru traffic
  • Access for local residents will be provided
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Anticipated completion – April

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

22 Road between J Road and K Road, Bridge Replacement Project – Mesa County Project

  • 22 Road is closed to through traffic
  • Work hours will be 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Mon. – Fri.
  • Access will be provided for local residents at all times
  • A well-marked detour will be in place
  • Anticipated completion – April.

Orchard Avenue Reconstruction, Normandy Drive to 29 Road – Mesa County

  • Work will resume Monday, March 2nd
  • Minimal traffic impacts are anticipated with exception of paving days
  • Orchard Avenue will be closed to thru traffic during the week of March 30th for paving
  • Anticipated final completion – April

PH1 Trail Repair Exhibit

Riverside Trail Repairs/Replacement west of 5th Street Bridge

  • From the forked intersection in the concrete Riverside Trail, just east of the 5th Street Bridge underpass, to where the trail converts to asphalt pavement, approximately 0.60 miles to the northwest/down river.
  • Expect partial trail closures and detours routing cyclist and pedestrians along the sidewalk adjacent to Riverside Parkway, and along Hale Avenue. The detours and closures are necessary for scheduled trail repairs to approximately 1,950 feet of the concrete path.
  • Detour route will be in place prior to March 9th.
  • Anticipated completion – End of March.

For more information and detailed detour maps, visit the City Communications page on our website.


Contact: Greg LeBlanc, Sr. Assistant to the City Manager 970-244-1557 or gregoryl@gjcity.org

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