Traffic Alert, Oct. 28, 2012
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week:
■ 2012 Interstate 70 Business Roadway Construction – Phase 2: Colorado Department of Transportation and Interstate Highway Construction Inc. continue the I-70B Widening Project to improve U.S. Highway 6&50 between 24 3/4 Road past the 25 Road intersection. The project involves concrete reconstruction, a new storm sewer system; an updated signal system; utility relocation, curb, gutter, sidewalk and landscaping. This project is paid for in part by Colorado FASTER. Work is scheduled through October.
■ Ute Waterline Replacement in 26 Road: Ute Water is replacing an 18-inch waterline. 26 Road is closed to through traffic from H to I roads until late October. Detours will be marked.
■ City Waterline Replacement Projects — 24th Street: Waterline work is under way on 24th Street from Orchard to Bookcliff Avenue. Residents who live on the north side of Orchard Avenue are encouraged to use 26th Street for access. The project is estimated to be completed by mid-November.
■ Central Grand Valley Sanitation District Sewer Line Replacement Project: Sewer line is being replaced in Karen Lee Subdivision on F 1/4 Road, 29 1/4 Road, Karen Lee Drive and Karen Court. The project will continue through the third week in November.
■ Mesa County Bridge closure: Mesa County has closed the bridge north of Fruita on 17 1/2 Road and M.3 Road. The intersection is closed and traffic will be rerouted while the bridge is being rebuilt.
The closure is in place through Dec. 15.