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City of Grand Junction News

Posted on: October 22, 2021

Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of October 25, 2021

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

24 Road & G Road Bridge Replacement Project 

  • G Road is closed between 24 Road and 24 1/2 Road
  • Access Canyon View Park from either 24 Road or 24 1/2 Road only
  • Access Spanish Trail subdivision from 24 1/2 Road only (Jack Creek Road)
  • Detour route will be in place
  • Anticipated Completion - Late March 2022

2021 Sewer Line Replacement Project - Unaweep Avenue

  • Unaweep Ave. is closed between 27 Road and Pinon Street
  • This section of Unaweep Avenue will reopen Sunday October 31 (weather permitting)
  • 27 Road is currently closed between Milo Drive and Unaweep Avenue
  • This section of 27 Road will reopen Sunday October 31 (weather permitting)
  • Starting Wednesday October 27, Unaweep Avenue will be closed between Escalante Street and Palmer Street
  • This section of Unaweep Avenue will reopen Saturday October 30 (weather permitting)
  • All Road closures will maintain resident and business access
  • Detour routes will be in place.

2021 Street Asphalt Overlay Project

27 Road from B 1/4 Road to Hwy 50 (weather permitting)

  • Expect delays and possible detour

Monument Road Construction: Installation of Left Turn Lane

  • Expect alternating one lane traffic along Monument Road between S. Redlands Road and Glade Park Road during normal work hours
  • Delays can be expected
  • The paved recreational trail will be closed throughout the construction zone
  • Anticipated Completion: Early November

7th Street and Main Street - Fiber Optic Bore

  • The 7th Street and Main Street roundabout will be closed Monday evening to traffic either entering or exiting the 600 block of Main Street between the hours of 7pm and Midnight
  • Detour route will be in place

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

24 Road Between I Road and J Road Utility Work - Ute Water

  • Starting Tuesday October 26, 24 Road will be closed to thru traffic
  • Detour Route will be in place
  • Anticipated Completion: Late November

B 1/4 Road from 27 Road to 27 1/2 Road - Utility Construction (Private Development)

  • B ¼ Road will remain closed due to unforeseen circumstances 
  • Detour Route will be in place
  • Resident and Business Access will be provided
  • Revised Anticipated Completion: Wednesday October 27

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


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