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Posted on: October 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of October 9, 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.

Riverfront 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.

Riverside Parkway Tree Planting

  • Wednesday October 12 and Friday October 14 
  • Crews will be working in the median between West Avenue and High Country Court
  • Riverside Parkway will be restricted to one lane in each direction
  • Expect delays

No Thoroughfare Fire Mitigation Project

  • Starting Monday, October 10
  • Crews will be removing brush along the No Thoroughfare Trail
  • The trail will be closed between Rosevale Road and D Road
  • The detour route will be well marked
  • Anticipated completion: Tuesday, October 18
  • Motorists: please slow down and watch for increased bicycle traffic along Rosevale Road and D Road

City of Grand Junction Leaf Removal Program

  • City wide leaf pick up starts Monday, October 9
  • Please slow down in areas where crews are working
  • Anticipated completion: early December (weather permitting)
  • For more information, please visit the city’s website:

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

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

  • Sundays through Fridays, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. (night work)
  • The night work zone will intermittently stretch along the entire length of project
  • One lane of travel in each direction will always be maintained during the night work activities 
  • Limited daytime work is possible, with intermittent lane closures. 
  • Be aware of the 20-mph reduced speed limit and 10’ width restriction throughout the work zone
  • Please be aware of workers in the “cone zone” and be respectful of their safety
  • Anticipated Completion – Mid November (weather dependent)


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

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