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California Station Temporary Closure

Blue Line
Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 1:00 AM
to Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 1:00 AM
Impact Level:
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability
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Full Description:

How does this affect my trip?
California station will temporarily close for 42 days (six weeks). Blue Line train service is available at the adjacent stations at Western and Logan Square.

#56 Milwaukee buses are also available as alternate service to reach Logan Square or Western stations, downtown, or other destinations along the Blue Line. Additional #56 service will be added between California and downtown during weekday rush periods, southbound in the morning and northbound in the evening.

Overnight bus service will be provided on the new #N56 California Station Owl route during the closure, to link to the closest stations in either direction of the closed California station.

Why is service being changed?
California station will temporarily close for construction to renovate the station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.

Project information: 
Your New Blue program
California station improvement details



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Map showing the California station to be closed, adjacent Blue Line stations at Logan Square and Western, and #56 and #N56 bus service running between those stations.

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