Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of August 6, 2017

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions    

Riverside Parkway Resurfacing Project (Night work:  6pm to 7am , Sunday – Thursday)

Finish paving section between West Avenue and 25 Road.  Paving between rail spur at Coors Tech. and 24 Road.

  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists.


2017 Street Chip Seal Program

City Crews will be chip sealing streets Sunday – Wednesday from the daytime hours of 6am to 5pm.  The City streets in this year’s chip sealing program are between 1st Street and 19th Street and between North Avenue and Patterson Road.

City Crews will be fog sealing streets Monday – Thursday from the nighttime hours of 8pm to 6am. Streets fog sealed this week will be the streets that were chip sealed last week.

  •  Residential and business access will be maintained at all times
  •  Traffic delays may occur as a result of this project
  •  Anticipated completion –  August 2017.

Contract Street Chip Seal Project

Grand Avenue from 1st Street to 12th Street, Horizon Drive from the 12th Street, roundabout to G Road, and B ½ Road from Highway 50 to 29 Road

  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists.

2017 Street Overlay Project

Paving – 26 Road from Patterson Road to F ½ Road (Monday and Tuesday), Milling – Ridges Blvd. from Hwy 340 to Mariposa Drive (possibly end of the week)

 

28 ½ Road and Elm Avenue Storm Inlet Replacement Project

Wednesday – Friday: Westbound Elm Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Elm Drive and 28 ½ Road.

  • Detour route will be in place.

 


 

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions        

I-70 Beavertail Tunnel Lighting Project (east of Palisade) – CDOT

  • Speed limit reduction throughout construction zone is set at 35 mph
  • Eastbound I-70 traffic will be detoured onto service road. No vehicle parking or bicycling on the service road.
  • Westbound traffic will detour through the eastbound tunnel
  • Both west and east bound traffic can expect single-lane closures
  • Project hours will be weekdays 7am – 5pm
  • For more information, please call (970) 456-1481
  • Anticipated completion – November 2017.

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager       970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       

     

      

 

City Council Meetings for the Week of July 31, 2017

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For more detailed information on any of these items, read the full agendas and/or staff reports here:    http://grandjunctioncityco.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx

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

Monday, 7/31/17    NO WORKSHOP



Wednesday, 8/2/17 – 5:00 p.m.    City Council Executive Session      Administration Conference Room
 

Executive Session to discuss matters that may be subject to negotiations, developing strategy for negotiations, and/or instructing negotiators pursuant to Section 402 4 (E) of Colorado’s Open Meetings Act relative to a possible purchase, acquisition, lease, transfer, or sale of real, personal, or other property interest pursuant to Section 402 4 (A) of Colorado’s Open Meetings Act regarding a possible land purchase, sale or exchange


Wednesday, 8/2/17 – 6:00 p.m.    City Council Meeting   City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street

Regular Agenda

Presentations

Presentation of the June Yard of the Month Winner

Presentation by Kristi Pollard, Grand Junction Economic Partnership Executive Director, regarding Grand Junction Colorado State Leasing Authority, Inc. Dissolution

Resolutions

4a. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Submit a Grant Request to Great Outdoors Colorado for the Connect Initiative and the Lunch Loops Trail

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager       970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org 

Photos Sought for 2018 City Calendar Photo Contest

Calendar-coverDevelopment of the 2018 City Calendar and Annual Report has begun and we are looking for community members to submit photographs to fill the pages.  Photos are due no later than Friday, August 18 at 3 p.m.  Details on the contest can be found here: http://bit.ly/2tKBpCS

If you have additional questions, please contact Communications Manager Sam Rainguet at 970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org.

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Sunday, July 30

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions    

Riverside Parkway Resurfacing Project (Night work:  6pm to 7am, Sunday – Thursday)

Milling and paving between 5th Street and 25 Road this week

  •   Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  •   Expect delays

2017 Street Chip Seal Program

City Crews will be chip sealing streets Sunday – Wednesday during the daytime hours of 6am to 5pm.  The City streets in this year’s chip sealing program are between 1st Street and 19th Street and between North Avenue and Patterson Road.

City Crews will be fog sealing streets Monday – Thursday during the nighttime hours of 8pm to 6am. Streets fog sealed this week will be the streets that were chip sealed last week.

  •  Residential and business access will be maintained at all times
  •  Traffic delays may occur as a result of this project
  •  Anticipated completion –  August 2017

 


 

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions     

I-70 Beavertail Tunnel Lighting Project (east of Palisade) – CDOT Project

  • Speed limit reduction throughout construction zone is set at 35 mph
  • Eastbound I-70 traffic will be detoured onto service road. No vehicle parking or bicycling on the service road.
  • Both west and eastbound traffic can expect single-lane closures
  • Project hours will be weekdays 7am – 5pm
  • For more information, please call (970) 456-1481
  • Anticipated completion – November 2017

B ½ Road Utility Work between 29 and 30 Road – Private Development

  • B ½ Road will be closed to through traffic
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Most of B ½ Road can be accessed from the 30 Road end
  • Anticipated completion – Friday, August 4

25 ½ Road Utility Work between Independent Avenue and Patterson Road – Private Development

  • Monday night between 7 pm and 6am
  • 25 ½ Road will be closed to through traffic
  • Detour route will be in place

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager       970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of Sunday, July 23

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City of Grand Junction Projects

2017 Street Resurfacing Project

  • Thursday and Friday: Bookcliff Avenue between 7th Street and 9th Street
  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays


Riverside Parkway Resurfacing Project

Sunday: Paving turn pockets between 7th Street and 29 Road (daylight hours)

Sunday: Milling between 30 Road and 31 Road (night work)

Sunday and Monday: Paving westbound between Winters Avenue and 29 Road (night work)

Monday – Thursday: Milling and Paving between 5th Street on ramp and West Avenue (night work)

  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays


Pavement Preservation Treatment Project (Slurry Seal)

This week’s schedule (daylight hours):

Monday and Tuesday – D ½ Road between 30 ¾ Road and Duffy Drive

Monday – 30 Road between A ½ Road and B Road (30 Road will be closed)

Monday and Tuesday – 29 Road between North Avenue and Patterson Road

  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays 


2017 Street Chip Seal Program

City Crews will be chip sealing streets Sunday – Wednesday from the daytime hours of 6am to 5pm.

The City streets in this year’s chip sealing program are between 1st Street and 19th Street and between North Avenue and Patterson Road.

City Crews will be fog sealing streets Monday – Thursday from the night time hours of 8pm to 6am

Streets fog sealed this week will be the streets that were chip sealed last week

  •  Residential and business access will be maintained at all times
  •  Traffic delays may occur as a result of this project
  •  Anticipated completion –  August 2017.

 


 

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Colorado National Monument – National Park Service Project

Repairs to the rock guard walls along Rim Rock Drive at various locations throughout the Colorado National Monument

  • There will be alternating one-lane traffic through the construction zones, weekdays between the hours of 7 am and 4 pm
  • Expect up to 10-minute delays – flaggers will be onsite to assist motorists
  • Anticipated completion- July 2017.

I-70 Beavertail Tunnel Lighting Project (east of Palisade) – CDOT Project

  • Speed limit reduction throughout construction zone is set at 35 mph
  • Eastbound I-70 traffic will be detoured onto service road. No vehicle parking or bicycling on the service road.
  • Both west and eastbound traffic can expect single-lane closures
  • Project hours will be weekdays 7am – 5pm
  • For more information, please call (970) 456-1481
  • Anticipated completion – November 2017.

Utility Pole Replacement Project, (Orchard Avenue from 12th Street to 28 Road) – Xcel Energy Project

  • Intermittent lane shifts or closures during normal work hours
  •  Short delays can be expected
  • Anticipated completion – July 2017.

Riverside Parkway Street Light Removal -Xcel Energy Project

  • Wednesday and Thursday: Eastbound Riverside Parkway between 9th Street and D Road will be closed during normal work hours
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Access into Las Colonias will be maintained.

B ½ Road Utility Work between 29 and 30 Road – Private Development

  • B ½ Road will be closed just east of 29 Road
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Most of B ½ Road can be accessed from the 30 Road end
  • Anticipated completion – Friday, July 28.

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager       970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org

City Council Workshop and Meetings for the Week of July 17, 2017

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For more detailed information on any of these items, read the full agendas and/or staff reports here:    http://grandjunctioncityco.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx

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

Monday, 7/17/17 – 5:00 p.m.        Executive Session     Administration Conference Room, 250 N. 5th Street

Executive Session to receive confidential and/or proprietary information pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 2472204(3)(A)(IV) for purposes of evaluating proposals and to determine positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations; developing strategy for negotiations; and instructing negotiators concerning a possible incentive and cooperation agreement with a business prospect for the Las Colonias Park Project in the City under Colorado Revised Statue 246402(4)(E) of the open meetings law


Monday, 7/17/17 – 5:30 p.m.        Workshop         City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street

  1. Discussion Topics
    1. Discussion on November ballot questions including School District 51
    2. Changing North Avenue to University Blvd., and 12th Street to Maverick Way
  2. Next Workshop Topics
  3. Other Business

Wednesday, 7/19/17 – 6:00 p.m.    City Council Meeting        City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street

Regular Agenda
Public Hearings

  • Public Hearing – 2017 Second Supplemental Appropriation
  • Public Hearing – Resolution Accepting the Petition and Ordinances Annexing and Zoning the Hill Business Complex Annexation, Located at 2905 Hill Avenue

Contracts

  • Contract for Access Improvements on Riverside Parkway
  • Bonsai Design Incentive Agreement – Authorization of the City Manager to Execute an Economic Development Incentive Agreement to Retain and Expand an Existing Business

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager       970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org 

Projects Impacting Traffic for the Week of Sunday, July 16 (Riverside Parkway work begins this week)

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

2017 Street Resurfacing Project

Asphalt patching (daylight hours):  Monday – Friday: Grand Avenue from 7th Street to 12th Street

Shoulder widening (daylight hours): Monday – Friday: 26 Road from F ¼ Road to F ½ Road

  • Expect traffic shifts, intermittent lane closures and possible short-term street closures
  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays


Riverside Parkway Resurfacing Project

Week 1 Schedule: Sunday 7/16 – Sunday 7/23 (nighttime hours 5 pm – 7 am)

Asphalt milling and paving: Riverside Parkway from 5th Street to 29 Road

  • Expect traffic shifts, intermittent lane closures and possible short-term street closures
  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays


Pavement Preservation Treatment Project (Slurry Seal)

This week’s schedule (daylight hours):  29 Road from D Road to Patterson Road (two-way traffic will be maintained); D ½ Road from 3085 D ½ Road to Duffy Drive (two-way traffic will be maintained); 30 Road from A ½ Road to B Road (This section will be closed the day of application)

  • Expect delays


2017 Street Chip Seal Program

City crews will be chip sealing streets Sunday – Wednesday during the daytime hours of 6am to 5pm.

The City streets in this year’s chip sealing program are between 1st Street and 19th Street and between North Avenue and Patterson Road.

City Crews will be fog sealing streets Monday – Thursday during the nighttime hours of 8pm to 6am.

Streets fog sealed this week will be the streets that were chip sealed last week.

  • Residential and business access will be maintained at all times
  • Traffic delays may occur as a result of this project
  • Anticipated completion –  August 2017.

 

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Colorado National Monument – National Park Service Project

Repairs to the rock guard walls along Rim Rock Drive at various locations throughout the Colorado National Monument

  • There will be alternating one-lane traffic through the construction zones, weekdays between the hours of 7 am and 4 pm
  • Expect up to 10-minute delays – flaggers will be onsite to assist motorists
  • Anticipated completion- July 2017.

I-70 Beavertail Tunnel Lighting Project (east of Palisade) – CDOT Project

  • Speed limit reduction throughout construction zone is set at 35 mph
  • Eastbound I-70 traffic will be detoured onto service road. No vehicle parking or bicycling on the service road.
  • Both west and eastbound traffic can expect single lane closures
  • Project hours will be weekdays 7am – 5pm
  • For more information, please call (970) 456-1481
  • Anticipated completion – November 2017.

Utility Pole Replacement Project, (Orchard Avenue from 12th Street to 28 Road) – Xcel Energy

  • Intermittent lane shifts or closures during normal work hours
  • Short delays can be expected
  • Anticipated completion – July 2017.

B ½ Road Utility Work between 29 and 30 Road – Private Development

  • B ½ Road will be closed to thru traffic just east of 29 Road
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Most of B ½ Road can be accessed from 30 Road
  • Anticipated completion – Friday July 21.

Contact:  Sam Rainguet, Communications Manager       970-244-1507 or samr@gjcity.org