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City of Grand Junction News

Posted on: March 26, 2021

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of March 29, 2021

City of Grand Junction Public Works Projects

City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions         

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

  • River Front Trail will be closed until early April, follow well-marked detour around construction activities.         

Lorey Drive Improvement Project

  • Lorey Drive will be closed to thru traffic west of 1st Street
  • Business and residential access will remain open
  • Anticipated Completion – Mid April

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions  

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

  • Starting Monday night March 22. 1st Street will be closed from North Avenue to Grand Avenue, between the hours of 9:00 PM and 5:30 AM
  • Detour route will be in place
  • 1st Street will remain open every day between 6 AM and 9 PM with no delays anticipated
  • Completion of night work will be Friday April 16
  • Asphalt patching and cleanup will start the following week

30 Road & Patterson Road – Irrigation Line Replacement 

  • Possible single lane traffic in all 4 directions, from the hours of 9:30 AM & 3:00 PM , Monday thru Friday.
  • Traffic signal lights will be off during the work hours with traffic control personnel assisting motorists.
  • Expect delays, alternate route advised
  • Anticipated Completion – Friday April 2

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, 7 AM to 7 PM
  • 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 through 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, 8am to 5pm
  • Anticipated Completion – Late April

12 Road North of Hwy 6 & 50, Utility Construction – Ute Water

  • 12 Road is closed to thru traffic
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Road will open evenings and weekends
  • Anticipated Completion – Early July

Q Road between 12 Road and 13 Road, Utility Construction – Ute Water 

  • Q Road is closed to thru traffic
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Road will open evenings and weekends
  • Anticipated Completion – Early July

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

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