Rain sinks road project

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City work crews assess the damage caused by a minor sinkhole Wednesday.


UPDATED: Crews with the city of Grand Junction work to repair damage to a construction project near North Avenue and First Street. Traffic likely will be delayed this evening as work continues in the area so motorists may want to find an alternative route.

Man injured in dump-truck crash

A Grand Junction man is in critical condition at a Denver hospital after the dump truck he was driving — with its dump inexplicably raised up while traveling — slammed into an overpass near Dotsero last night.


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