Traffic Alert, March 7, 2010

The following road closures and maintenance projects may impact traffic this week:

Main Street Uplift: Fourth and Main streets intersection will be closed to traffic through Wednesday for utility work. Motorists can use First Street or Seventh Street to access downtown. From March 11-17, one lane of Fourth Street will be open but no turns onto Main Street will be allowed.  Parking is open at the Rood Avenue parking structure and the Colorado Avenue lots. All sidewalks in front of Main Street businesses remain open and access is available to many businesses through the back door.

26 1/2 Road bridge reconstruction at F 1/2 Road: The bridge over the Grand Valley Highline Canal just north of F 1/2 Road is closed for replacement through April 16. Detours for northbound traffic will be via Horizon Drive, and southbound traffic will be detoured at G Road to 26 Road (First Street).

Phase 2 Waterline Replacements: Work continues to replace waterlines in 15th Street from Elm Avenue north to Bookcliff Court. Closures will be one block long at a time, with no through traffic allowed. Detours will be marked. The project will continue through the end of April.

2010 Parkway Sanitary Sewer Interceptor Project construction work will begin on a new sewer from the intersection of 15th Street and Winters Avenue south to the Parkway and then west along Struthers Avenue to just west of Fifth Street. During construction there will be single-lane, two-directional traffic on Struthers Avenue near the work zone. The project will be completed in July.

29 Road between D and D 1/2 Road is closed to through traffic for construction on the 29 Road overpass. Access for residents will be maintained. The closure is expected to last through the winter.

Central Grand Valley Sanitation District (CGVSD) sewer replacement project at Interstate 70 Business Loop Frontage Road and 31 Road begins Monday. CGVSD is replacing the existing sewer line on the north side of the I-70 Business Loop Frontage Road between 30 Road and 31 Road. 31 Road between the I-70 Business Loop and E 1/2 Road will be closed to through traffic. The crew will begin at the I-70 Business Loop and move north to E 1/2 Road installing the new sewer main. Residents living on 31 Road between I-70 Business Loop and E 1/2 Road will have access to their homes. The detour will be 30 Road to the west or Warrior Way to the east.

Irrigation Crossing, South Camp Road at Wingate School will take place Monday through Friday. Expect delays.


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