Traffic Alert, Nov. 27, 2016
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week:
City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions
■ Las Colonias Amphitheater Project: Eastbound Riverside Parkway will be closed from 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Monday through Friday, from South Ninth Street to D Road. Detour route will be in place. Anticipated completion is early December, weather permitting.
■ B 1/2 Road Overpass Project at U.S. Highway 50 — Orchard Mesa: B 1/2 Road Overpass is closed in both directions. Eastbound B 1/2 Road is closed from 7 a.m.–5 p.m. daily between the overpass and 27 3/4 Road. Local access is provided. Anticipated completion is early December, weather permitting.
■ City Wide Fall Leaf Removal: Use caution when crews are near. Leaf removal will last as long as weather permits.
Non-City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions
■ South Redlands Road Waterline Construction — Ute Water Project: Construction continues on South Redlands Road, from Monument Road to Rosevale Road, and Rosevale Road, from South Redlands Road to Little Park Road. Asphalt paving is scheduled for this week. Travel delays can be expected and an alternate route is advised. Anticipated completion is early December, weather permitting. Info: 242-7491.
■ F 1/2 Road Water Line Replacement — Clifton Water Project: Clifton Water District is replacing an existing water line along F 1/2 Road from 30 1/2 Road to Allegheny Drive. Work hours are limited to allow School District 51 bus traffic and kindergarten drop off/pick up traffic at Thunder Mountain Elementary.
■ 34 Road Water Line Replacement — Clifton Water Project: Clifton Water District is replacing an existing water line along 34 Road from F Road south to the Grand Valley Canal. Flaggers will move travelers around construction. Expect delays. Work hours are 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
■ Orchard Avenue from Cannell Avenue to 12th Street — Xcel Energy: Orchard Avenue will be closed to through traffic from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Wednesday. Crews will install new street lights. Use alternate route.
■ 25 Road and G Road — Xcel Energy: The northbound lane of 25 Road, at the G Road roundabout, will be closed from 9–11 a.m. Tuesday while a pre-fabricated metal building is unloaded. Alternate route is advised.