Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 6/10/19

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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:
    • 26 Road/1st Street from H Road to Grand Avenue
    • 26 1/2 Road/7th Street from I Road to Patterson Road
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

2019 Asphalt Overlay Projects (Weather Permitting)

This week’s activities will include shoulder widening at the following locations:

  • South Camp Road 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
  • 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 C ½ Road to D Road on Monday
  • 30 Road from D Road to E Road on Thursday
  • E Road from 30 Road to just west of McMullin Drive on Thursday

Monument Road Trail Project

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

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.

29 ½ Road north of F ½ Road Water Line Replacement – Ute Water Project

  • Expect alternating one-lane traffic and moderate delays
  • Resident access will be maintained at all times
  • Anticipated completion – June.

3rd Street and Colorado Avenue Intersection, Concrete Replacement – CenturyLink Project

  • Starting Monday Colorado Avenue will be closed both on the east and west side of 3rd Street
  • 3rd Street will remain open to north & south traffic with possible delays
  • Anticipated completion – mid-June.

 27 3/8 Road, concrete and asphalt replacement – Orchard Mesa Middle School Project

  • 27 3/8 Road will be closed to thru traffic between Unaweep Avenue and Cheyenne Drive
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access will be provided for local residents
  • Anticipated completion – Wednesday June 12

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

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

Grand Junction City Council Preview for the Week of 6/3/2019

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For more detailed information on any of these items, read the full agendas and/or staff reports here: http://www.gjcity.org/city-government/agendas-and-minutes/  City Council meeting videos can also be found at the same link.

City Council will discuss the following items at this week’s meetings:

Monday, 6/3/19 – 5:30 p.m.    City Council Workshop   City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5thStreet

Discussion Topics

1a. Update regarding the Comprehensive Plan Process


Wednesday, 6/5/19 – 6:00 p.m.    City Council Meeting   City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street

Presentation

Recognition of New Neighborhood Association

Proclamations

Proclaiming June 17 ­ 23, 2019 as Pride Week in the City of Grand Junction

Regular Agenda

Public Hearings

6ai. An Ordinance Rezoning the Sixbey Investments, LLC Property from R­4 (Residential ­ 4 du/ac) to R­O (Residential Office) Located at 2670 Patterson Road

6aii. Public Hearing to Consider Funding the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year, Including an Amendment to the Action Plan for the 2018 Program Year, and Set a Public Hearing for Adoption of the 2019 Annual Action Plan for July 17, 2019

6aiii. An Ordinance Rezoning a Property from I­2 (Heavy Industrial) to I­1 (Light Industrial) Located at 2285 River Road

6aiv. An Ordinance Amending Section 21.04.030(e), Recreational Campgrounds, and Other Related Sections of the Grand Junction Municipal Code


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

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 6/3/19

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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:
    • 21 1/2 Road from I Road to Hwy 6 & 50
    • 22 Road from H 1/2 Road to Hwy 6 & 50
    • H Road from 21 1/2 Road to 22 Road
    • Redlands Parkway from Colorado River bridge to Riverside Parkway/River Road
    • H Road from 26 1/2 Road to 27 1/2 Road
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

2019 Asphalt Overlay Projects (Weather Permitting)

This week’s activities will include asphalt paving at the following locations:

  • South Camp Road 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 this week
  • Expect lane shifts, closures and delays
  • All business and resident access will be provided
  • Alternate route advised.


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.

29 ½ Road north of F ½ Road Water Line Replacement – Ute Water Project

  • Expect alternating one-lane traffic and moderate delays
  • Resident access will be maintained at all times
  • Anticipated completion – June.

27 3/8 Road Utility Work – Orchard Mesa Middle School Project

  • 27 3/8 Road will be closed to through traffic starting Monday
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Resident access shall be provided.

Free Classes for Liquor Sellers & Servers, Including Hotel/Restaurant Operators

The City of Grand Junction is offering FREE training for liquor licensees (owners), their managers and employees.Bartender

The training will cover:

  • Server responsibility
  • ID checking and enforcement
  • Recognizing signs of intoxication
  • Guarding against over service of patrons

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street

Police Service Technician Meghan Woodland, Grand Junction Police Department, has a fun and informative method of educating anyone who dispenses alcohol on how they can protect themselves and their patrons.

Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the class begins promptly at 2:00 p.m. Late arrivals will not be able to participate. Participants who stay for the entire class and complete the post-test and score a 70% or better on the post-test will receive certificates of completion for this State-certified class.

If you would like to participate in the class, please register online at www.gjcity.org.  For more information, call the City Clerk’s office at 970-244-1509 or e-mail janeth@gjcity.org.  Please note no food or beverages other than water are permitted in the Auditorium.  Please bring your own pen and paper for notes and the test.

5th Annual Take Part in Art Expo

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The public is invited to explore the Grand Valley’s diverse arts and cultural scene at the Take Part in Art Photo5th Annual Take Part in Art expo. This free event is happening Saturday, June 22, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., at the Lincoln Park Barn.

Discover your creative side and learn how to get involved with our community’s broad range of arts and cultural organizations. At the event, grab your “Passport to Fun” and have a chance to win arts-related prizes. There will be performances, demonstrations, information, and hands-on activities for kids of all ages!

The performance schedule is as follows:
9:00 a.m – Grand Junction Senior Theatre
9:30 a.m – Shining Stars Music Academy
10:00 a.m. – The Theatre Project
10:30 a.m. – Operation Revamp/Veterans Art Center
11:00 a.m.- Creative Avenues & Revolution Dance
11:30 a.m. – Grand Junction Centennial Band

The Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture hosts this event. The commission is a 10-member advisory board appointed by City Council and is housed under the city’s Parks and Recreation department.


Contact: Lorie Gregor, Recreation Coordinator     970-254-3876 or lorieg@gjcity.org

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of 5/27/19

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Annual Street Striping and Pavement Marking Project (Weather Permitting)

  • City crews will be striping the following streets this week:
    • 21 1/2 Road from I Road to Hwy 6 & 50
    • 22 Road from H 1/2 Road to Hwy 6 & 50
    • H Road from 21 1/2 Road to 22 Road
  • Please avoid crossing wet paint
  • Expect short delays.

2019 Asphalt Overlay Projects (Weather Permitting)

This week’s activities will include asphalt paving at the following locations:

  • Redlands Parkway from the Colorado River Bridge to River Road
  • Ramps to River Road will be beginning at Midnight the nights of the 28th and 29th and opening by 6am
  • Mainline paving will occur during normal business hours
  • 27 Road from Crossroads Blvd. to H Road
  • H Road from 26 1/2 Road to 27 1/2 Road

Traffic delays can be expected.

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.


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) between E Road and Highway 340 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.

29 ½ Road north of F ½ Road Water Line Replacement – Ute Water Project

  • Expect alternating one-lane traffic and moderate delays
  • Resident access will be maintained at all times
  • Anticipated completion – June.

3rd Street and Colorado Avenue Intersection, Conduit Repair – CenturyLink Project

  • Starting May 28, the intersection of 3rd Street and Colorado Avenue will be closed, if possible there may be limited north-south traffic on 3rd Street through the intersection.
  • Detour route will be in place
  • All business access will remain open
  • Anticipated Completion – Monday.

Memorial Day Schedule for City of Grand Junction Services

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City of Grand Junction administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no City trash pick up on Monday and the schedule will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. The recycling drop off center will be closed Monday, and Monday’s curbside route pick up will be delayed until Tuesday.

Monday will also be a parking meter holiday, so if you are planning a trip downtown for business or shopping, you may park in metered spaces, including the Rood Avenue parking garage, for free.

Have a safe holiday weekend!


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