Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 4/6/20

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Raw Water Line Construction – 5th Street Bridge

  • Monday April 6th – North Bound 5th Street traffic will be reduced to one narrow lane
  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays
  • No wide loads allowed (Monday only)
  • 35 mph speed limit will be enforced
  • All North Bound lanes will reopen by Tuesday

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

Riverside Pedestrian/Bicycle Trail Repair West of 5th Street Bridge

  • Approximately 2,000 of trail along various locations will be under construction
  • Please follow well-marked detour
  • Anticipated completion – April

729 27 Road – New Fire Station Construction

  • Watch for trucks turning onto and off 27 Road
  • Anticipated completion – November

Annual Spring Clean-Up

  • This week, Spring Clean-Up will start south of North Avenue (includes areas of Orchard Mesa and the Redlands)
  • Please slow-down in areas where crews are working


Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

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

  • 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

  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, Orchard Avenue will be closed one more week
  • Detour route will be in place

Hwy 340 and Colonial Drive (Monument Village Entrance). Left Turn Lane Project – Mesa County

  • Expect alternating one lane traffic and delays during work hours
  • Pedestrian access will remain on north side of Hwy 340
  • Anticipated completion – Late May

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

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