Rain sinks road project

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

Crews with the city of Grand Junction worked this morning to repair damage to a construction project near North Avenue and 1st Street. Traffic is shut along 1st north of North Avenue in both directions, but engineers are hoping to open the stretch of road to limited traffic by the evening rush tonight.

Airport keeps its man, for now

The Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority on Tuesday appointed the lone finalist for the airport manager’s job to the post on an interim basis, while also saying it would address concerns about its search process. Ben Johnson, the operations manager for the airport, agreed to the interim job after board Chairman Steve Wood said the board would “offer the opportunity for Ben to serve as interim manager.”

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