Mason Street Construction
Due to construction in preparation for the City of Fort Collins MAX-Bus Rapid Transit along the Mason Corridor, a scheduled FULL CLOSURE on Mason Street from south of Cherry Street fo north of Laurel Street will occur for several weeks this month beginning July 23rd.
The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to providing the public with updated information on construction details, closure/detours, and ways to support local business affected by the closures.
When deciding where to shop and eat in the following weeks, please consider supporting the community business members below who are located on or around Mason Street in Old Town:
Paul Wood Florist, 111 West Olive Street- (970) 482-9121
Uncles Pizzeria & Co., 120 W. Olive Street- (970) 224-7100
Jay's Bistro,135 West Oak Street- (970) 482-1876
International Appetite Bistro, 130 W. Olive Street, Unit D- (970) 222-7437
Vintages Handcrafted Wines, 120 West Olive Street- (970) 484-9813
The Fine Art & Frame Co., 119 W Oak Stree-t (970) 490-1001
Global Village of Art & Culture, 200 W Mountain Ave # C- (970) 221-4600
First National Bank, 205 West Oak Street- (970) 482-4861
Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 143 W. Mountain Avenue- (970) 224-5428
Enzio's Italian Kitchen, 126 West Mountain Avenue- (970) 484-8466
Big Al's Burgers and Dogs, 140 West Mountain Avenue- (970) 232-9815
Construction Timeline and Details
July 16-22: Mason Street closed to traffic while crews prepare for the railroad track replacement, some east west intersections will be closed. Sidewalks will be open.
July 23-29: FULL CLOSURE on Mason Street from south of Cherry Street to north of Laurel Street. 24/7 construction operations. Cherry Street will always be open, Laurel will close mid-week for track replacement, but other east west streets will reopen. Sidewalks will be open on Mason Street, but you will not be able to cross the street except at Cherry Street and Laurel Street. No BNSF trains in the city.
FREE Shuttle around the closure (July 23-29): Watch for signed shuttle stops on Howes Street and College Avenue. The shuttles will stop every 10 minutes and take people around the closure. Monday-Saturday: 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. View map (PDF)
July 30-Aug.3: Mason Street closed to traffic while crews build curbs and gutters around the new railroad tracks and stripe the road for two-way traffic. Some east west intersections closed, but will reopen as construction moves along the street. Sidewalks will be open.
Learn more about the Mason Corridor and construction for MAX Bus Rapid Transit at www.fcgov.com/mason.