Mason street in Fort Collins will be completely closed beginning on Monday.  A full closure of Mason, south of Cherry to north of Laurel, will go into effect Monday, July 23rd and last through Sunday, July 29th. During the closure, no cars, bicycles or pedestrians will be allowed to cross this section of Mason. During this time, Transfort will provide free shuttle service around the construction zone.

According to  a press release from the City of Fort Collins:

The shuttle will run in a loop utilizing College Avenue, Laurel Street, Howes Street, and Cherry Street. This shuttle loop will allow pedestrians to easily move from the east or west side of Mason without having to walk to the far ends of the construction zone to cross the street. Shuttle stops will be clearly marked along both College and Howes – there will be a total of 11 stops along the route.

Operating hours for the shuttle will be Monday, July 23 to Saturday, July 28, 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. On Sunday, July 29, shuttle service will operate from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. During operating hours, the shuttle will run at a 10 minute frequency.

The Mason Street closure is required for railroad track replacement being conducted by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway.