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Weekday Service Changes


 

Jul 28 - Aug 1

 
 
 

Rail Lines

 
 
 
ORANGE LINE
 

 
Jul 28 – 30 
Mon to Wed, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Ashland and Roosevelt

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Ashland and Roosevelt, 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 31 – Aug 1
10pm Thu to 4am Fri

Delays Between Halsted and Roosevelt

How does this affect my trip?
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Halsted and Roosevelt, 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
 
 
Effective Mon, Jul 28

Harrison Station Main Entrance Reopens  

How does this affect my trip?
The main entrance at Harrison Street to the Harrison Red Line subway station will reopen for service.

The renovated station entrance includes these improvements and features:

  • New, modern street-level entrance kiosks
  • New wall tiling
  • New granite floors
  • New ceilings with LED lighting
  • New stairway handrails, treads and risers
  • New signage Work will continue on renovations to the station platform area into August.

Work will continue on renovations to the station platform area into August. For more project information, visit the Harrison Station Rehabilitation page.
 


 

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 Reroute
#2 Hyde Park Express
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science & Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#26 South Shore Express

6am, Wed, Jul 30 to 12 noon, Wed, Aug 6 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #2 Hyde Park Express, #6 Jackson Park Express, #10 Museum of Science & Industry, #J14 Jeffery Jump
, and #26 South Shore Express buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, and Michigan to Balbo. #2 and #10 buses will resume their normal route on Balbo. #6, #J14, and #26 buses will continue their normal route on Michigan.

Between Michigan/Balbo and Roosevelt/Columbus, southbound buses will operate via Michigan and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza Event in Grant Park.
 
 
 
#4 Cottage Grove Bus Stop Relocations

Effective Mon, Jul 28

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound stops on the southeast corners of Cottage Grove/67th Street, Cottage Grove/65th Street, and Cottage Grove/64th Street will be relocated to the northeast corners of those intersections.

The southbound stop on the northwest corner of Cottage Grove/64th Street will be relocated to the southwest corner.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops are being relocated to improve service reliability and provide faster travel time.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#7 Harrison
#126 Jackson
#143 Stockton/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express

6am, Wed, Jul 30 to 12 noon, Wed, Aug 6 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #7 Harrison
and #126 Jackson, and southbound #143 Stockton/Michigan Express and #147 Outer Drive Express buses will end their trips at Michigan/Harrison.

Westbound #7 and #126, and northbound #143 buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Michigan, operate via Harrison, Wabash, Balbo, and Michigan to Congress, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Northbound #147 buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Michigan, operate via Harrison and State to Congress, then continue their normal route on State.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza Event in Grant Park.
 
 
 
#9 Ashland Bus Stop Relocations

Effective Mon, Jul 28

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound stops on the southeast corners of Ashland/48th Street, Ashland/50th Street, Ashland/51st Street and Ashland/59th Street will be relocated to the northeast corners of those intersections.

The southbound stops on the northwest corners of Ashland/44th Street, Ashland/45th Street, Ashland/48th Street, Ashland/50th Street and Ashland/61st Street will be relocated to the southwest corners of those intersections.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops are being relocated to improve service reliability and provide faster travel time.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroutes
#39 Pershing
#49 Western
#62 Archer

6am, Tue, Jul 29 to 6am, Tue, Sep 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#39 Pershing:

  • Westbound buses will operate via Pershing, Damen, 35th, Leavitt, the 35th/Archer Orange Line station bus terminal, Archer, Leavitt, 35th, Western Blvd., and Archer, then resume their normal route on Pershing.
  • Eastbound buses will operate via Pershing, Archer, Western Blvd., 35th, Leavitt, the 35th/Archer Orange Line station bus terminal, Archer, Leavitt, 35th, and Damen, then resume their normal route on Pershing.

#49 Western: Buses will operate in both directions via Western Ave., 43rd, Western Blvd., 36th, and Western Ave.

#62 Archer: Between the 35th/Archer Orange Line station and Archer/Pershing/Rockwell, buses will operate in both directions via Leavitt, 35th, Western Blvd., and Archer. Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to road construction.
 
 
 

#49 Western Bus Stop Relocation

Effective Jul 23

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound bus stop located on the southwest corner at Western/69th will be relocated to the northwest corner at Western/69th.
 
 
 
#53 Pulaski Temporary Reroute

Jul 28 - 31
9am Mon to 9am Thu or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Pulaski, 26th, Kostner, and Ogden, then resume their normal route on Pulaski.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Water Department construction.
 
 
 
#55A 55th/Austin Temporary Reroute

7am, Mon, Jul 28 to 7am, Mon, Sep 29 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via 55th, Narragansett, and 63rd, then resume their normal route on Meade.

Eastbound buses will operate via Austin, 63rd, Narragansett, and 55th to Austin, then continue their normal route on 55th.
 
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work on Austin between 59th and 60th. 
 
 
 
#85 Central Temporary Reroute

Jul 28 – 29
7am Mon to 4pm Tue or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Central, Jackson, Laramie, Madison, and Central.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work at Central/Adams. 
 
 
 
#94 South California Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 1
9am Tue to 9am Fri or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via California, Marquette, Kedzie, 63rd, and California.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Water Department construction.
 
 
 
#126 Jackson Bus Stop Temporarily Out of Service

Jul 30 - 31
10pm Wed to 6am Thu

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound #126 bus stop on the southwest corner at Jackson/Canal will be temporarily out of service.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop will be temporarily out of service due for soil boring.
 


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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