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City of Grand Junction News

Posted on: October 1, 2021

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of October 4, 2021

City of Grand Junction Public Works Projects

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 StreetDuring construction, both streets will be closed to thru traffic
    •   Both streets will be closed to thru traffic
    •   Access for residents will be provided
    •   No on-street parking
    •   Anticipated Completion - October       

24 Road & G Road Bridge Replacement Project 

  • 24 Road will be closed @ G Road starting Monday, October 4
  • Follow the well-marked detour route
  • During the 24 Road closure, G Road will temporarily reopen Between 24 ½ Road and 24 Road 
  • It is anticipated that 24 Road will reopen and G Road will reclose by Sunday, October 10        


2021 Sewer Line Replacement Project - Unaweep Avenue

Monday, October 4 through Thursday, October 7

  • Linden Ave. will be closed between Glenwood Dr. and Unaweep Ave.
  • A detour route will be in place
  • Resident access will be provided.

Thursday, October 7 through Sunday, October 10

  • Unaweep Ave. will be closed between Palmer St. and David St.
  • A detour route will be in place
  • Resident access will be provided.

Monday, October 11 through Sunday, October 31

  • 27 Rd will be closed from Milo Dr. to Unaweep Ave.
  • A detour route will be in place
  • Resident access will be provided.

2021 Street Asphalt Overlay Project

  • This week’s asphalt paving will take place at the following (2) locations (weather dependent)
  • Expect delays and possible detours:
    • (1)     27 Road from the 12th Street & Horizon Drive roundabout to the I-70 overpass 
    • (2)    Crossroads Blvd. from Horizon Drive to 27 Road

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 reduced speed limits throughout the construction zone
  • Access to local businesses will be provided
  • Alternate route 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 thru Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Anticipated Completion - January 2022

Orchard Avenue Construction between Cannell Avenue and 10th Street - Colorado Mesa University

  • Orchard Avenue will be closed to through traffic east of 7th
  • A detour route will be in place
  • Resident access will be provided
  • Anticipated Completion - October

Contact: Greg LeBlanc, Senior Assistant to the City Manager| 970-244 1557 or gregoryl@gjcity.org

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