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Posted on: March 17, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Projects Affecting Traffic for the Week of March 19, 2023

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City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

2022 Waterline Replacement – Phase 1 Project

Waterline construction is ongoing or will be starting at the following locations:

  1. 19th Street between Glenwood Avenue and Elm Avenue
  2. Kennedy Avenue between 19th Street and 22nd Street
  3. 20th Street between Glenwood Avenue and Kennedy Avenue
  4. 21st Street between North Avenue and Kennedy Avenue
  • Expect temporary road closures with well-marked detour routes in place
  • Access for residents and businesses will be maintained
  • Anticipated Completion – April 2023


24 Road and G Road – Traffic Roundabout Project

  • 24 Road nighttime closures will take place starting Sunday, March 19.
  • Sunday night, Monday night & Tuesday night, the closure will be from I-70 to G Road.
  • Wednesday night & Thursday night the closure will be from F ½ Road to Leland Avenue.
  • A well-marked detour will be in place.
  • Be aware of the traffic pattern change at 24 Road and G Road. (Temporary Roundabout) 
    • Posted speed limit is 15 mph.
  • Continue to see lane shifts on 24 Road from I-70 to Leland Avenue.
    • Moderate traffic delays can be expected.
    • Access to Canyon View Park, Golden Gate Petroleum & Community Hospital will be maintained.

2023 Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project- (Orchard Mesa)

  • 27 3/8 Road south of Unaweep Avenue 
  • 27 3/8 Road will be closed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Resident access will be provided.
  • Holly Lane south of Unaweep Avenue will be closed beginning the week of March 27.
  • Anticipated Completion – Early April 

Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions

Fiber Optic Construction– Highline Internet Service Provider

  • Expect lane shyifts and possible delays this week at the following locations:
    • Westbound Orchard Avenue between 28 1/4 Road and 28 Road.
    • Northbound 28 1/4 Road between Orchard Avenue and Brittany Lane.
    • Westbound Patterson Road between Grand Valley Drive and Cottage Meadows Lane.

F 1/2 Road Between 31 Road and 31 1/2 Road, Pipe Replacement - Mesa County

  • Starting Monday, March 20, Mesa County Road and Bridge will be replacing a culvert at 3138 F 1/2 Road.
  • F ½ Road will be closed to thru traffic between 31 Road and 31 ½ Road.
  • Detour route will be in place.
  • Resident access will be maintained.
  • Anticipated Completion – Friday March, 24.

12 Road (Loma) from M Road to M ½ Road, Utility Construction – Ute Water

  • 12 Road is closed south of Hwy 6 & 50 between M Road and M ½ Road. 
  • A detour route will be in place.
  • Anticipated Completion – Early April

Railroad Crossing Replacement on 7th Street and 9th Street – Union Pacific Railroad

  • 7th Street Crossing (North of Daily Sentinel):  
    • Closure will be Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – Weather Dependent
    • Detour will be in place.
  • 9th Street Crossing (North of State Highway Dept.):
    • Closure will be Friday, Saturday & Sunday – Weather Dependent
    • Detour will be in place.

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