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Weekday Service Changes


 

Jul 21 - 25

 

 

Rail Lines

 
 
 
BLUE LINE 
 
 
Jul 21 – 24
Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Racine and Jackson   

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the UIC-Halsted, Clinton, and LaSalle stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Racine and Jackson, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is affected due to IDOT construction work on the Halsted Street Bridge and the Morgan Street Bridge.
 
 
 
Jul 21 – 24
Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

UIC-Halsted Station Morgan Entrance/Exit Temporary Closure

How does this affect my trip?
The Morgan entrance to the UIC-Halsted will temporarily close.

Note: The Peoria entrance to UIC-Halsted is currently closed until further notice due to the reconstruction of the Peoria Street overpass.

To enter or exit UIC-Halsted station, use the Halsted entrance located 1/4-mile east of the Morgan entrance, at the east end of the platform. For ADA-accessible access to UIC-Halsted, use the Halsted entrance/exit.

Why is service being changed?
The Morgan entrance to UIC-Halsted is being temporarily closed due to the closure of the Morgan Street overpass for reconstruction as part of the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Circle Interchange Project.
 
 
 
GREEN LINE
 
 
Jul 21 - 25
Mon to Fri
9am to 2pm, daily

Harlem-bound Trains Bypass 51st Station

How does this affect my trip?
Harlem/Lake-bound trains will not stop at the 51st station.

For service to 51st station, take a Harlem/Lake-bound train to 47th station and transfer to a 63rd-bound train.

For service from 51st station, take a 63rd-bound train to Garfield and transfer to a Harlem/Lake-bound train.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making platform improvements to the 51st station. 
 
 
 
ORANGE LINE
 

 
Jul 21 – 22
10pm Mon to 4am Tue

Boarding Change, Delays Between Ashland and Western

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Midway-bound side of the platform at the 35th/Archer station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Ashland and Western, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Orange Line.

 
 
 
Jul 22 – 24
Tue to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between 35th/Archer and Halsted

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Midway-bound side of the platform at the Ashland station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between 35th/Archer and Halsted, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Orange Line.
 
 
 
RED LINE

 
 
Jul 24 - 25
11pm Thu to 4am Fri

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cermak-Chinatown and Grand

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the Roosevelt, Harrison, Jackson, Monroe, and Lake stations.
 
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Cermak-Chinatown and Grand, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve Harrison station.
  


 

Bus Routes

 
The bus reroutes listed below are short-term reroutes during this weekend or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.
 
 

Temporary Reroutes
#6 Jackson Park Express 
#26 South Shore Express
#71 71st/South Shore
  

Mon, Jul 14 to Mon, Jul 28 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Between 79th/South Shore Dr. and 71st/ South Shore Dr., #6 and #26 buses will operate in both directions via 71st, Coles, and 79th. #71 buses will operate in both directions via South Shore Dr., 79th, Coles, and 75th.

Allow extra travel time.
 
Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on South Shore Dr. between 71st and 79th.
 
 
 
#21 Cermak Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Jul 21 to 6pm, Fri, Sep 12

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Cermak, Western, 18th, Damen, and Cermak.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer construction on Cermak between Western and Damen.
 
 
 
#29 State Bus Stop Relocation

Effective Wed, Jul 16

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound #29 bus stop located on the northeast corner at State/Cermak has been relocated to the southeast corner.
 
 
 
#85 Central Temporary Reroute

7am, Thu, Jul 17 to 4pm, Fri, Aug 15 or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Central, Chicago, Austin, Division, and Central.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work on Central between Division and Augusta.

 


The customer alerts listed here are based on the latest information known as of the time of publishing. This information is subject to change without notice. While we work to provide information as accurate and reliable as possible, changes, additions, and cancellations are sometimes necessary.

For the latest information, including any changes to the information above or information about unplanned events that affect service, please check the Alerts section of the CTA website or see information pertaining to your route in our System Guide.

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