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Posted on: June 30, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of July 3, 2023

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Annual Street Chipseal Program

Delays can be expected at the following locations:

Wed. 7/5 

  1.  Unaweep Ave. from Hwy. 50 to 27 Rd.
  2. 1st St. from Ouray Ave. to North Ave.

Thur. 7/6

  1.  Lorey Dr. from 1st St. to Overlook Dr.
  2. Overlook Dr. from Lilac Ln. to Lorey Dr.
  3. Poplar Dr. north of Lorey Dr.
  4. Lilac Ln. from 1st St. to Overlook Dr.
  5. Ella Ct. north of Ridgewood Ln.
  6. Ella St. from Ridgewood Ln. to Lorey Dr.
  7. Ridgewood Ln. west of Ella Ct. 
  8. Idella Ct. north of Ridgewood Ln.
  9. Knollwood Ln. north of Ridgewood Ln.
  10. W Wellington Ave. from Ella Ct. to 1st St.
  11. 25 ¾ Rd. from Patterson Rd. to W. Park Dr. 
  12. W. Park Dr. from 25 ¾ Rd. to 1st St.
  13. Knollwood Ln. south of W. Park Dr.
  14. Meander Ct. south of W. Park Dr.
  15. Meander Dr. from Patterson Rd. to W. Park Dr.
  16. Cider Mill Rd. south of Patterson Rd.

24 Road and G Road – Traffic Roundabout Project 

  • Eastbound lanes of G Rd. will be closed between 24 Rd. & 24 ½ Rd thru 7/14
  • Be aware of the posted 15 mph speed limit around 24 Rd. and G Rd. temporary roundabout 
  • Continue to see lane shifts on 24 Rd. from I-70 to Leland Ave.
  • Moderate traffic delays can be expected
  • Access to Canyon View Park, Golden Gate Petroleum & Community Hospital will always be maintained

Sewer Replacement Project (Orchard Mesa)

  • Unaweep Ave. is closed @ Holly Ln.
  • A well-marked detour route is in place 
  • Resident access will always be provided
  • Anticipated Completion – Late August

Waterline Replacement Project

  • 18th St. and 19th St. between Elm Ave. and Orchard Ave. is closed to thru traffic
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – October 2023         

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Fiber Optic Construction– Highline Internet Service Provider

  • Lane shift for eastbound traffic only, F ½ Rd. from Avalon Dr. to 31 ½ Rd.
  • Expect delays

S. Broadway between 23 Rd. & Easter Hill Dr.– Private Development

  • Utility work along with new curb, gutter & sidewalk construction will take place throughout the summer
  • Expect intermittent road closures with well-marked detours
  • Resident access will be provided

Landfill Access Road Improvement Project

  • Estimated Starting date: Mid July
  • Work hours: Mon. through Fri., 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Traffic may be reduced to alternating one lane traffic
  • Expect up to 10-minute delays
  • The landfill will be open regular hours during the project

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