Major Road Projects Start Monday
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Phase 3 of the major I-70 B reconstruction project starts Monday.
Crews will be working on I-70B between 25 Road to around Rimrock Avenue.
They will be adding a third lane in each direction and working to improve intersections and access.
Two lanes in each direction will stay open during construction, but short traffic stops may occur.
The speed limit will drop to 35 mph.
Drivers will only be able to turn left at intersections with traffic signals.
Also on Monday, the 22 Road realignment project will begin.
The first work involves removing the existing median and putting down temporary paving.
There will be lane shifts during construction: traffic will move to the outside edges of the road, but two lanes of traffic will be open in either direction.
Speed limits in the work zone will be reduced to 35 miles per hour.