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Asphalt paving on Shields Street begins July 11; Directional closures to be in effect

Released on Thursday, July 7, 2022
Contact Information
  • Darren Moritz, Street Maintenance Program Manager, 970-556-1495,

The City of Fort Collins Streets Department will begin an asphalt paving project on Shields Street from just south of Harmony Road to Trilby Road on Monday, July 11, weather permitting.

Shields Street will be closed in one direction at a time with the southbound direction being closed first for several days, followed by the northbound direction.

Drivers should be aware of changing traffic patterns and consider alternate routes. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained.

Work is expected to last 8 to 10 days, weather permitting. The asphalt paving is part of the Street Maintenance Program.

Weather has a large influence on the schedule, and construction may be delayed because of precipitation or unforeseen circumstances. A map and phasing plan are attached to this press release.

Work Zone Information

Typical working hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., however, work may occur outside these times or on the weekends to expedite the project. Alternate routes are suggested to avoid the construction zones.

For more information about the Street Maintenance Program, please visit or call the Streets Department at 970-221-6615.