It seems like the orange traffic cones are a part of the scenery around here. Here's why you just can't get anywhere quickly in Grand Junction.

I thought North Carolina's construction was bad, turns out Colorado has North Carolina beat by far. Here's the current construction happening around Grand Junction, in chronological order:

  • Pavement Preservation
    • D 1/2 Road, between 30 3/4 Road and Duff Drive and 29 Road
      • Daylight, today only
  • Cheap Sealing
    • 1st and 19th Street and North Avenue and Patterson
      • 6 am to 5 pm, now through Wednesday
  • Riverside Parkway Resurfacing
    • 5th Street on ramp and West Avenue
    • Night, today through Thursday
  • Fog Sealing
    • 1st and 19th Street and North Avenue and Patterson
      • 6 am to 5 pm, now through August
  • Paving Operation
    • US 6, mile marker 30.1 through 30.7, left and right lane
      • 7 am to 7 pm, now through October
  • Street Resurfacing
    • Bookcliff Avenue, between 7th and 9th Street
      • Thursday through Friday

Source: City of Grand Junction and CDOT