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Temporary Reroute

#49 Western #X49 Western Express
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - 9:30 AM
to Monday, August 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Impact Level:
Planned Reroute

Full Description:
How does this affect my trip? 
Northbound #49 Western and #X49 Western Express buses will operate via Western Avenue, 43rd, Western Boulevard, and Archer, then resume their normal route on Western Avenue.
Southbound buses are not affected.
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility construction at Western/Pershing.

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Red Line Service Change
Blue Line Planned Work
Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Service Change
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service


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