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Posted on: July 14, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of July 17, 2023

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

24 Road and G Road – Traffic Roundabout Project

  • Eastbound lanes of G Rd. will be closed between 24 Rd. & 24 ½ Rd thru 7/14
  • Be aware of the posted 15 mph speed limit around the 24 Rd. and G Rd. temporary roundabout 
  • Continue to see lane shifts on 24 Rd. from I-70 to Leland Ave.
  • Moderate traffic delays can be expected
  • Access to Canyon View Park, Golden Gate Petroleum & Community Hospital will always be maintained

Sewer Replacement Project

  • Unaweep Ave. will be closed at 27 3/8 Rd. throughout the week
  • A well-marked detour route is in place 
  • Resident access will always be provided
  • Anticipated Completion – August

Waterline Replacement Project

  • 18th St. and 19th St. between Elm Ave. and Orchard Ave. is closed to thru traffic
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – October 2023 

Odor Control Improvement Project

  • Southbound 5th St. between the Parkway interchange and the Colorado River
  • Expect lane closures and delays Tue. 7/18           

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Fiber Optic Construction– Highline Internet Service Provider

  • F ½ Rd. from 29 Rd. to 29 ½ Rd.
  • F ½ Rd. from Allegheny Dr. and 31 Rd.
  • Patterson Rd. from 31 Rd. to Cottage Meadows 
  • 29 ½ Rd. north of Patterson Rd.
  • Expect lane shifts and delays

 S. Broadway between 23 Rd. & Easter Hill Dr.– Private Development               

  • Utility work along with new curb, gutter & sidewalk construction will take place throughout the summer
  • Expect intermittent road closures with well-marked detours
  • Resident access will be provided        

 Landfill Access Road Improvement Project

  • Estimated Starting date: Mid July
  • Work hours: Mon. through Fri., 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Traffic may be reduced to alternating one lane traffic
  • Expect up to 10-minute delays
  • The landfill will be open regular hours during the project

W. Scenic Dr. Drainage Improvement Project (on the Redlands north of Hwy 340)– Mesa County

  • Construction will begin Monday 7/17
  • Work hours will be Mon. – Fri., 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Expect alternating single lane traffic throughout the duration of project, with up to 10 min. delays 
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – Late August




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