Traffic Alert, August 6, 2017
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week:
City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions
■ Riverside Parkway Resurfacing Project: Finish paving section from West Avenue to 25 Road, 6 p.m.–7 a.m., Sunday–Thursday. Paving between rail spur at Coors Tech and 24 Road. Flaggers will assist motorists.
■ 2017 Street Chip-Seal Program: Crews will chip seal streets from 6 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday–Wednesday. Streets are from First to 19th and North Avenue to Patterson Road.
Crews will fog seal streets from 8 p.m.–6 a.m. Monday–Thursday on the streets that were chip-sealed last week. Residential and business access will be maintained at all times. Traffic delays may occur. Anticipated completion is August.
■ Contract Street Chip Seal Project: Grand Avenue from First Street to 12th Street, Horizon Drive from the 12th Street, roundabout to G Road, and B½ Road from U.S. Highway 50 to 29 Road. Flaggers will assist motorists.
■ 2017 Street Overlay Project: Paving, 26 Road, Patterson Road to F½ Road, Monday and Tuesday; milling, Ridges Boulevard, Colorado Highway 340 to Mariposa Drive, possibly end of the week.
■ 28½ Road and Elm Avenue Storm Inlet Replacement Project, Wednesday–Friday: Westbound Elm Avenue will be closed to through traffic from Elm Drive to 28½ Road. Detour route will be in place.
Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions
■ Interstate 70 Beavertail Tunnel Lighting Project, east of Palisade, CDOT: Speed limit is reduced to 35 mph. Eastbound I-70 traffic will be detoured onto service road. No vehicle parking or bicycling on the service road. Westbound traffic will detour through the eastbound tunnel. Westbound and eastbound traffic can expect single-lane closures. Project hours are 7 a.m.–5 p.m. weekdays. Anticipated completion is November. Info 970-456-1481.
Mesa County Projects
■ Shoulder Gravel: 25 Road, Grand Junction city limit to Interstate 70 overpass; Vista Grande, Colorado Highway 340 to South Broadway; East Alcove, Colorado Highway 340 to South Broadway; 23 Road, Colorado Highway 340 to end of pavement; South Broadway, Vista Grande to Colorado Highway 340; South Easter Hill Drive, cul-de-sac southeast to South Broadway; Easter Hill Court, cul-de-sac northeast to North Easter Hill Drive; North Easter Hill Drive, cul-de-sac southeast to South Easter Hill Drive; Colonial Drive, east to the end of Colonial Drive.
■ Raise manholes, bring the manholes back to the road surface for access: Colonial Drive, Colorado Highway 340 northeast to the end; Creekside Court, beginning north to Colonial Road; Creekside Circle, Creekside Court southeast to Creekside Court; Catskill Court, Colonial Road southeast to cul-de-sac; Rushmore Drive, Colonial Road north to cul-de-sac; Lassen Court, Rushmore Drive southeast to cul-de-sac; and Tovar Court, Rushmore Drive southeast to cul-de-sac.
Also, Chaco Court, Rushmore Drive north to cul-de-sac; Shenandoah Drive, Carlsbad Drive east to Rushmore Drive; Brenton Court, Shenandoah Drive north east to cul-de-sac; Carlsbad Drive, Colonial Drive north to end; Acadia Court, cul-de-sac east to Carlsbad Drive; Olympic Court, Carlsbad Drive east to cul-de-sac; Bryce Court, cul-de-sac southeast to Carlsbad Drive; Rainier Court, Carlsbad Drive east to cul-de-sac; Baniff Court, cul-de-sac southeast to Carlsbad Drive; and Mckinley Court, cul-de-sac southeast to Carlsbad Drive.
Colorado Highway 65: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp closure from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Tuesday. Alternating one-way traffic between I-70 interchange and south of Powderhorn, from 7 a.m.–7 p.m. Monday–Saturday. Anticipated completion is September. Information: 970-579-1779.