What we are doing
The District continues to fulfill its mission to build community, enhance the beauty and advocate for the economic vitality of the Horizon area. We’re pleased to bring you a snapshot of the past years’ accomplishments:
- Impact Study – a joint project with Colorado Mesa University, this study substanties the importance of the HDD to the community, prospective investors and policymakers.
- Corridor Plans and future capital Improvments – more than a beautiful idea, the preliminary Corridor Plan includes improvements to pedestrian travel, traffic flow and signage. This is a large project that has goals and milestones set throughout 2012. Keep in touch to stay informed!
- Strategic Plan – a two year roadmap, this document will give you insights about future planning and goals. Constituent input is always welcome.
- A new website brings you the important news and updates you need to stay informed.
The Horizon Drive District’s Purpose
The Horizon Drive District’s (HDD) very purpose for being is to make the Gateway to Grand Junction the most attractive area in the City to do business. To do that, the HDD strives to promote business activity along the Horizon corridor by improving pedestrian facilities, enhancing the flow of traffic and transportation, promoting tourism, and stimulating economic development for its members. HDD members include a wide selection of hotels, range of dining choices, tourism services, and a plethora of other vibrant business entities that fuel economic growth along the corridor and in the City of Grand Junction.
Corridor Improvement Project
The Horizon Drive District’s Corridor Improvement Project is being carried out in phases out of economic necessity. The goals of the project are to improve traffic flow, increase safety, beautify the corridor, and encourage economic development.