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Posted on: July 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of July 6, 2021

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions   

Waterline Replacement Project Phase 1:

1. Chipeta Avenue from 7th Street to 12th Street

2. White Avenue from 9th Street to 12th Street

  • Construction will start Wednesday July 7
  • Both streets will be closed to thru traffic
  • Access for residents will be provided
  • No on-street parking
  • Anticipated Completion - Late July

Annual City Street Chip Seal Program

  • Crews are Chip Sealing and Fog Sealing various City streets including those on Orchard Mesa and the Redlands
  • Expect delays and possible detours in areas where crews are working
  • Anticipated Completion - Late July (weather dependent)

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions  

1st Street & Grand Avenue Improvement Project - CDOT

  • Expect intermittent lane closures, traffic pattern changes, and delays on 1st Street, I-70B, and Grand Avenue
  • Expect possible side street closures with well-marked detour routes in place
  • Be aware of the 15-mph reduced speed limit throughout construction zone
  • Access to local businesses will be provided
  • Access to businesses will remain open
  • Alternate routes are advised
  • Anticipated completion - May 2022

E Road Reconstruction between 31 Road and 32 Road – Mesa County

  • Expect full road closures with a well-marked detour route at various locations
  • Be aware of the 15-mph reduced speed limit, along with increased law enforcement
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Alternate route advised
  • Work hours: Monday through Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Anticipated Completion - January 2022

Orchard Avenue Gas Line Replacement Between 3rd Street and 7th Street - Xcel Energy

  • Alternating one lane traffic between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • Delays can be expected
  • Resident access will be provided
  • Anticipated Completion - Mid July

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

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