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Weekend Service Changes



Jul 25 - 28

 
Updated 6:15pm, Fri, Jul 25
 

Rail Lines

 
 
 
BLUE LINE
 
 
Jul 25 - 28 
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Bus Substitution Between Western (O'Hare Branch) and Logan Square Stations

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses replace rail service between Western (O'Hare branch) and Logan Square.

Trains operate between O’Hare and Logan Square, and between Western (O'Hare branch), Downtown and Forest Park.

Rail-Shuttle Transfers: Free transfer between shuttle buses and rail service is only available at Western and Logan Square, and requires the farecard used to pay your fare at the start of your trip.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making track improvements to eliminate slow zones and improve rail service along the Blue Line. 

 
 
 
BROWN  LINE 
 
 
Jul 26 – 27
Sat and Sun
6:30am to 7pm, daily 

Boarding Change, Delays Between Fullerton and Sedgwick

How does this affect my trip?
Sat, 6:30am to 12 noon and Sun, 12 noon to 7pm: Board/exit all trains on the Kimball-bound platform at the Armitage station.
 
Sat, 12 noon to 7pm and Sun, 6:30am to 12 noon: Board/exit all trains on the Loop-bound platform at the Armitage station.

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making structural improvements to remove slow zones and to improve rail service on the Brown Line as part of the Ravenswood Connector Rehabilitation Project, and performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Brown Line.

 
 
  
ORANGE LINE 
 
 
Jul 27 – 28
10pm Sun to 4am Mon

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. 
 
 
 
RED LINE 
 
 
Jul 25 – 26
11pm Fri to 5am Sat
11pm Sat to 6am Sun 

Boarding Change, Delays Between North/Clybourn and Lake

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station, and on the Howard-bound platform at the Chicago and Grand stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between North/Clybourn and Lake, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making traction power improvements and performing station construction at Clark/Division station.
 
 
 
Jul 26 – 27
Sat and Sun
6am to 6pm, daily

Boarding Change at Fullerton Station
 
How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit Howard-bound Red Line trains on the Brown Line side of the Howard- and Kimball-bound platform.

Allow extra travel time.
 
Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line.
 


 

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.
 
 
#3 King Drive Temporary Reroute

Sun, Jul 27
7am to 10am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Michigan, Ohio, Fairbanks, and Erie, ending their trips at the Erie/Fairbanks terminal.

Southbound buses will begin their trips at Erie/Fairbanks, operate via Fairbanks and Ontario to Michigan, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a helicopter lift at 222 S. Pearson. 
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#3 King Drive
#4 Cottage Grove
#6 Jackson Park Express
#147 Outer Drive Express

Sun, Jul 27
7am to 9am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #3 King Drive, #4 Cottage Grove
and #6 Jackson Park Express buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, State, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound #3 and #4 and #147 Outer Drive Express buses will operate via Michigan, Madison, State, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound #6 and northbound #147 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a helicopter lift as 12 S. Michigan.
 
 
 
#J14 Jeffery Jump Temporary Reroute

Sun, Jul 27
7am to 9am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, and State, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Southbound buses will operate via Monroe, State, and Jackson, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a helicopter lift at 12 S. Michigan.
 
 
 
#22 Clark Temporary Reroute

Sat, Jul 26
6am to 6pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Dearborn, Chicago, State, and Elm, then resume their normal route on Clark.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Newberry Library Bughouse Square Debates event.
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute 

Jul 26 – 27 
2am Sat to 11:59pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Broadway, Granville, Sheridan, Hollywood, and Broadway.
 
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Edge Fest. 
   
 
 
  
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute 

Jul 26 - Oct 25 
Saturdays Only 
5am to 2pm or completion 

How does this affect my trip? 
Southbound
 buses will operate via Clark and Maple, then resume their normal route on State. 

Northbound buses will operate via State, Elm, and Clark to Division, then continue their normal route on Clark. 

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer's Market. 
 
 
 
#50 Damen Temporary Reroute

Sat, Jul 26
7am to 10pm or completion.

How does this affect my trip? 
Buses will operate in both directions via Damen, Grand, Ashland, Madison, and Damen.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Chicago Criterium/Prairie State Cycling Series. 
 
 
 
#56 Milwaukee Temporary Reroute

Jul 26 - 28
12:01am Sat to 5am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Milwaukee, Damen, Division, and Milwaukee.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Wicker Park Fest event.    
 
 
 
#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Sun, Jul 27
7am to 9am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Washington, State, Monroe, and Michigan to Washington, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a helicopter lift at 12 S. Michigan.
 
 
 
#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute

Sun, Jul 27
7am to 10am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Chicago, Michigan, and Ohio, then resume their normal route on Fairbanks.

Westbound buses will operate via Fairbanks, Ontario, and Michigan, then resume their normal route on Chicago.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a helicopter lift at 222 S. Pearson.
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute 

Sat, Jul 26 
5am to 8am

How does this affect my trip? 
Eastbound buses will operate via Division, Clark, and Maple, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Note: Between 8am and 2pm on Saturday, a different #70 reroute will be in effect due to the Newberry Library Bughouse Debates event. See separate alert below for details.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer's Market.
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Jul 26
7am to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Division, California, North Avenue, Western, and Division.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Paseo Boricua Classic Car and Bike Show.
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Jul 26
8am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Division, Clark, Maple, Dearborn, Elm, and Clark, ending their trips at Division/Clark.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Division/Clark, then resume their normal route on Division.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Newberry Library Bughouse Square Debates event.
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Jul 26
10am to 4pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Division, Grand, Homan, and Division.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Hope Fest.
 
 
 
#73 Armitage Temporary Reroute

July 25 - 28
6am Fri to 3am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Armitage, Pulaski, North Avenue, Kimball, and Armitage.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted for the Taste of Latin American Food Wine & Art Fest.
 
 
 
#73 Armitage Temporary Reroute
 
Jul 25 - 28
9pm Fri to 4am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Armitage, California, North Avenue, Western, and Armitage.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Armitage between Campbell and Milwaukee to make track improvements, eliminate slow zones, and improve rail service on the Blue Line.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#126 Jackson
#151 Sheridan

Sat, Jul 26
8am to 10am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
E
astbound #126 Jackson
and northbound #151 Sheridan buses will operate via Jackson, Franklin, Monroe, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Westbound #126 and southbound #151 buses are not affected. Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a helicopter lift at 231 S. LaSalle.
 
 
 
#151 Sheridan Temporary Reroute

Sun, Jul 27
7am to 9am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Michigan, Madison, and State, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a helicopter lift at 12 S. Michigan.
 


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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