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Posted on: September 30, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of October 2, 2022

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

 2022 Asphalt Overlay Project

  • Redlands Parkway between Hwy 340 Roundabout and the Colorado River Bridge
  • Crews will be removing and replacing concrete at the following locations along the Parkway:
    • Greenbelt Drive
    • South Rim Drive
    • Rio Linda Lane
  • Motorists using the above-mentioned side streets can expect intermittent alternating one-lane traffic between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

River Front Trail Improvement Project

  • Phase 1 begins Monday, October 3
  • The Riverfront Trail will be closed between Bananas Fun Park and the Junior Service League parking lot (Redlands Pkwy.)
  • A well-marked detour route will be in place utilizing the bike path alongside Riverside Pkwy. 
  • City crews will be removing the existing asphalt trail and replacing it with concrete.

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

U.S. 6 & North Avenue Median & Resurfacing Project – CDOT

  • The current work zone stretches westbound from 12th St. to 1st St. 
  • The eastbound work zone is from 1st St. to 18th St.
  • The team is on track to begin asphalt milling the week of Oct. 9, followed by paving operations beginning the week of Oct. 17.
  • Exterior curb and gutter prepping continues from Memorial Gardens to 29 ¼ Rd.
  • Median cover installation takes place from 18th St. to 10th St.
  • Hot mix asphalt (HMA) patching continues from 10th St. to 7th St. and will continue to be conducted during the day shift.
  • As the project progresses, the team continues to encounter drivers not slowing through the work zone. Also, motorists are encouraged to be respectful and not cut through businesses to circumnavigate the construction work. Please be aware of workers in the “cone zone'' and be respectful of their safety.
  • Motorists should expect minimal delays through the work zone. The posted speed limit through the work zone is reduced to 20 mph during working hours 7 p.m. - 7 a.m in several locations on the project.
  • One lane of travel in each direction on US 6 North Avenue will always be maintained. Through lanes will be the outside travel lanes on North Avenue while median construction is being performed. Some limited daytime work is possible. Drivers should anticipate some restrictions to left-hand turn movements within the work zone.  
  • There is a 10’ width restriction in place for freight and commercial vehicles during working hours. Freight and CMV are encouraged to use alternate routes around the project limits.
  • Utility work in the area is ongoing and will be taking place throughout the day.


Questions or concerns? Or to be added to CDOT's public outreach contact list to receive construction updates:

23 Road Between H Road and I Road, Utility Construction – Ute Water

  • 23 Road is closed to through traffic between H Road and I Road
  • Access for residents will be maintained
  • A detour route will be in place
  • Anticipated completion: mid-October

Pine Street Bridge Reconstruction at Little Salt Wash – City of Fruita

  • Starting Monday, October 3 the Pine Street bridge will be closed
  • The recommended detour will be K 6/10 Road, North Maple Street, and K Road / Ottley Avenue
  • The full closure is expected to last through June of 2023

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