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Posted on: July 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of July 19, 2021

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Waterline Replacement Project Phase 1

  1. Chipeta Avenue from 7th Street to 12th Street
  2. White Avenue from 9th Street to 12th Street
    • Construction will start Wednesday July 7
    • Both streets will be closed to thru traffic
    • Access for residents will be provided
    • No on street parking
    • Anticipated Completion- Late July               

Annual City Street Chip Seal Program

  • Crews are Chip Sealing and fog sealing various City streets including those on Orchard Mesa and Redlands 
  • Expect delays and possible detours in areas where crews are working  
  • Anticipated Completion – Late July (Weather Dependent)

31 Road and D Road – Guardrail Installation

  • Intersection will be closed 
  • Monday July 26 only
  • 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 
  • Also expect possible side street closures with well-marked detour routes in place
  • Be aware of reduced speed limit throughout the construction zone
  • Access to local business’s 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 AM to 7 PM
  • Anticipated Completion- January 2022

Orchard Avenue Gas Line Replacement between 3rd Street and 7th Street – Xcel Energy

  • Alternating one lane traffic between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • Delays can be expected
  • Resident access will be provided 
  • Anticipated Completion - July 30

Utility Work – Clifton Sanitation District

  1. Monday Thru Wednesday:  Intersection of 31 Road and F Road
  2. Friday:  Intersection of F ½ Road and Douglas Road
    • Expect lane closures and delays

Contact: Heidi Davidson, Community Outreach Specialist | 970-549-5114 or

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