AUGUST 5, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of Montrose
Office of the City Manager
433 South First Street
Montrose, CO 81401
Contact: William Woody, Public Information Officer
970.240.1439 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.cityofmontrose.org
Rio Grande Avenue To Close Monday For Construction
Montrose, CO — Beginning Monday, August 10, contractors working for the Montrose Recreation District will be closing Rio Grande Avenue between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for construction. The closure will be in place for the following day, Tuesday, August 11, with the roadway reopening Wednesday, August 12.
Rio Grande Avenue will be closed to all through traffic at Riverbottom Drive for the duration of this work. A detour will be set up around the closure area.
Soft-closure barricades will be installed at Colorado Avenue and Townsend Avenue at the intersection of East Oak Grove Road notifying drivers that Rio Grande Avenue will be closed to through traffic. Access to Apollo Road will remain open to traffic from the north.
The city asks motorists and pedestrians to exercise caution throughout the work area and to respect all coned-off areas. Navigate to www.MoveMo.Co
for more information and routine project updates.
Any questions regarding the project may be directed to City Engineer Scott Murphy at 970.901.1792.
For other city news visit: CityofMontrose.org
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