I-70 B 1st Street & Grand Avenue - Construction Phase

Work This Week
April 18, 2022

Crews will complete final striping at night throughout the project limits. Final I-70B project work includes: sealing the concrete, installing guardrail, sign installation, signal work and final landscaping. The I-70B project will be complete by the end of the week except for some final punch list items.

I-70 B Project Virtual Engagement Presentation cover photo

Virtual Public Engagement Presentation for I-70 B at CO 340
and 1st Street in Grand Junction

Project Facts

  • Cost: $13.5 million
  • Contractor: United Companies 
  • Timeline: May 2021 - May 2022
  • Location: I-70 B Business loop where CO 340 intersects with First Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction

About the Project:

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor, United Companies, will restart the project on Monday, March 7. The intersection of 1st & Grand has been fully open for approximately two months but finishing work remains. In order to complete the project, work remains on curb, gutter and sidewalk as well as final landscaping and striping. Work is anticipated to be complete, weather permitting, by late April.

Work in 2022
The team completed much of the major project work during the 2021 construction season. Work in 2022 will include hot mix asphalt paving, landscaping and punch list items throughout the project limits.

1st Street Grand Ave,

Traffic Impacts

  • Single lane closures eastbound and westbound at North 1st Street & I-70B
    Single lane closures eastbound and westbound on Grand Ave. and Colorado Highway 340/Broadway