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Posted on: September 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of September 25, 2023

City Public Works Projects

City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

24 Road and G Road – Traffic Roundabout Project

  • Moderate traffic impacts and new lane configurations
  • 15 mph speed limit around 24 Rd. and G Rd. roundabout 
  • Access to Canyon View Park, Golden Gate Petroleum, and Community Hospital will be maintained

 Waterline Replacement Project, Phase 2

  • 20th St. and 21st St. between Elm Ave. and Orchard Ave. is closed to thru traffic
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – October 2023   

2023 Sewer Replacement Project

  • Lane realignments on 27 Rd. from Unaweep to B ¾ Rd. 
  • Resident access will be maintained 
  • Anticipated 9/24 to 10/1  

Crosby Ave Potholing  

  • Single lane closures 
  • Expect delays and find alternative routes if possible 
  • 9/25 to 10/6

Riverside Waterline Replacement Project

  • Rockaway Ave. and Chuluota Ave. between Fairview Ave. and Hale Ave. will be closed to thru traffic starting 9/25 
  • Resident access will be maintained 
  • Anticipated completion is 10/31

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restriction  

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

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

Mesa County Overlay Patterson Rd. (30 Rd. to I-70B)

  • Milling operations (night work)
  • Lane shifts expect delays

W. Scenic Dr. Drainage Improvement Project (on the Redlands north of Hwy 340)– Mesa County               

  • Work hours will be Mon. – Fri., 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Expect alternating single-lane traffic throughout the duration of the project, with up to 10 min. delays 
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – September

1st St. Gas Line Construction – CDOT

  • 1st St. between Rood Ave. and Pufferbelly
  • 1st St. will be reduced to one lane for both south and northbound traffic
  • Expect delays
  • Anticipated completion – Mid-November

2422 Patterson Rd. (Private Development)

  • Lane shifts
  • New water, storm sewer, curb gutter, and sidewalk 
  • Expect delays 
  • Anticipated completion- end of September

Xcel Project at 25 Rd. and Foresight Circle

  • Foresight Circle at 25 Rd. will be closed, detour in place
  • Access to businesses will be maintained 
  • Expect delays and longer commute times

Ute Water (Waterline Replacement) W Ridges Blvd. 

  • W Ridges Blvd. will be closed to through traffic 
  • Resident access will be maintained during construction 
  • Road will be open at the end of each workday as well as weekends 
  • 9/26 start day, estimated completion is 10/2 
  • If possible, find alternative routes, expect delays 

Fiber Bore Construction  

  • 13th St. from Orchard Ave. to Bookcliff Ave. 
  • Patterson Rd. from 29 Rd to 29 ½ Rd. 
  • 29 Rd. from Patterson Rd. to Mesa County line
  • If possible, find alternative routes


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