Clifton meeting to offer information about roadway projects

An upcoming public meeting will offer information about road improvements and other projects in Clifton.

The meeting is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Clifton Branch Library, located at 3270 D 1/2 Road.

Participants at the open house style meeting will view project plans, talk with project leaders and provide comments.

“We are excited to bring these advancements to our community. As Mesa County continues to grow, it is essential to continually update and refine our infrastructure to meet the needs of our residents,” said Daniel Larkin, Mesa County transportation engineer. “We encourage everyone to join us at the open house to learn more, ask questions and share feedback.”

The meeting will offer information about improvements to roadways in Clifton, including:

Connection of 32 1/2 Road to E Road to improve connectivity and streamline traffic flow.

Widening of D 3/4 Road  to ensure safer and smoother travel and align with Mesa County roadway standards.

Grand Valley Canal structural enhancements, including the replacement of the Grand Valley Canal structure on 32 1/2 Road with a wider structure to accommodate a new roadway layout.

Construction of a roundabout at the intersection of 32 1/2 and E roads to reduce traffic congestion.

Pedestrian-friendly facilities, including widened shoulders and pedestrian facilities through the intersection and extending north of the Grand Valley Canal.