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Posted on: August 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of August 6, 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. and 24 ½ Rd
  • 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

Waterline Replacement Project - Phase 2

  • 20th and 21st St. between Elm Ave. and Orchard Ave. is closed to thru traffic
  • Resident access will be maintained
  • Anticipated completion – October 2023 

Tree Maintenance Project – City Forestry

  • Thur. 8/10 – 400 block of Orchard Ave., 9 a.m. set up
  • Alternating one lane traffic
  • Expect delays     

30 Rd. Sidewalk Replacement Project 

  • South bound 30 Rd. lane shifts, between E Rd. and D Rd.
  • Expect traffic delays, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mon.- Fri.

5th St. at the Riverside Parkway Interchange – Utility Construction

  • Mon. 8/7 only
  • South bound 5th St. right lane closure
  • Expect delays        

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Fiber Optic Construction– Highline Internet Service Provider

  • Eastbound Patterson Rd. from 29 1/2 Rd. to 30 Rd.
  • Westbound Patterson Rd. from 29 1/2 Rd. to Round Table 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        

Mesa County Chip Seal Program

The following roads are scheduled to be chip sealed this week (weather dependent)

Mon. 8/7 through Thur. 8/10:

  • 4 Rd. north of S Rd.
  • Q Rd. between 12 Rd. and 13 Rd.

Delays can be expected and no on street parking please   

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

  • 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 – Sept.

I-70B and CO 141B Resurfacing Project – CDOT

  • Work hours: Sun. nights through Friday mornings between 6:30 pm and 6:30 am
  • Expect single lane closures and traffic delays
  • I-70B from 24 Rd. west to the I-70 Interchange
  • CO 141 (32 Rd.) from I-70B south to the Colorado River bridge

 CO 141 (32 Rd.) Guard Rail Installation across the Colorado River Bridge – CDOT

  • Sun. night 8/6 through Fri. morning 8/11 from 11 p.m. - 5 a.m.
  • North and southbound one-lane alternating traffic


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