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Posted on: February 26, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of March 1, 2021

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions 

Riverfront at Dos Rios Phase 2 Project (8/17/20 to 6/17/21) 

  • Be aware of construction activities around the bicycle playground, access to the bike park from Riverside Parkway will remain open during construction 
  • The existing asphalt surface of Riverside Drive, south of Hale Avenue, has been permanently removed. No vehicle access shall be allowed south of Hale
  • Riverfront Trail will be closed for 6 weeks, beginning March 1st. Please follow well-marked detour around construction activities

Ridges Irrigation Replacement Project 

  • City crews are replacing the irrigation line along Valley View Way & West Valley Circle
  • Resident access will be maintained 
  • Anticipated Completion – Early April 

Palisade Street Culvert Replacement Project

  • Monday, Feb. 22, Palisade Street will be closed to thru traffic between Unaweep Ave. and Hwy 50
  • Access 1941 Palisade Street and Orchard Mesa Veterinary Hospital from Hwy 50
  • All other access must be from Unaweep Ave.
  • Anticipated Completion - Wednesday, March 3

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel

F Road Between 34 Road, Culvert Replacement Project - Mesa County Construction Division

  • F Road will be closed to thru traffic starting Tuesday, March 2
  • Detour will be in place
  • F Road will reopen to thru traffic every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
  • Anticipated Completion - March 26

1st Street Between North Avenue and Grand Avenue, Gas Line Replacement Project - Xcel Energy

  • Construction is scheduled to start Monday, March 1
  • Side street access may be limited
  • Business access will remain open
  • Flaggers will be on site to assist motorists
  • Expect delays
  • Anticipated Completion - Early April

E Road Reconstruction Between 31 Road and 32 Road - Mesa County

  • Expect full road closures with a well-marked detour route at various locations 
  • Resident access will be maintained 
  • Alternate route advised 
  • Work hours: Monday thru Saturday, 7am to 7pm 
  • Anticipated Completion: September 2021

Hwy 340 (Broadway) Culvert Improvements - CDOT 

  • Construction will take place between Canary Ln. and Dressell Dr.
  • Expect single lane closures
  • Work hours will be Monday thru Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm

G Road Power Pole Renovation Project Between 26 ½ Road and 27 Road – Grand Valley Power

  • Possible alternating one lane traffic through the work zone 
  • Expect delays 
  • Work hours: Monday thru Friday, 8 am to 5 pm 
  • Anticipated Completion Date – Late April 

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

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