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Weekend Service Changes



Aug 29 - Sep 1

 
 
 

Rail Lines

 
 
 
BLUE LINE
 
 
Aug 31 - Sep 1
9pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Forest Park and Oak Park 

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Harlem (Forest Park branch) station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Forest Park and Oak Park, 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 Blue Line.
 
 
 
ORANGE LINE
 
 
Aug 31 -  Sep 1 
10pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Ashland and Western

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Loop-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.
 


 

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.
 

 
#7 Harrison Temporary Reroute

6am, Tue, Aug 26 until 6pm, Tue, Sep 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Harrison, Halsted, and Jackson to Canal, then continue their normal route on Jackson.

Westbound buses will operate via Clinton, Taylor, and Racine, then resume their normal route Harrison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to reconstruction work on the Harrison Street Bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway.
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 30
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. 
 
 
 
#51 51st Bus Stop Relocation

Effective 6am, Sun, Aug 31
 
How does this affect my trip?

The eastbound stops on the southwest corners of 51st/Loomis and 51st/Racine will be relocated to the southeast corners of these intersections.

The westbound stops on the northeast corners of 51st/Morgan, 51st/Loomis, and 51st/Ashland will be relocated to the northwest corners of these intersections.

Why is service being changed?
These bus stops are being relocated to provide faster travel time.   
 
 
 
#55 Garfield Bus Stop Changes
 
Effective 6am, Sun, Aug 31
 
How does this affect my trip?
The westbound stops on the northeast corner of Garfield/Wabash, and the northwest corners of Garfield/Federal and Garfield/LaSalle will be eliminated.
 
Westbound buses will now stop at the following locations:
  •  northwest corner of Garfield/Michigan
  •  northeast corner of Garfield/LaSalle

Why is service being changed?
Bus stops are being relocated to provide faster travel time. 



#56 Milwaukee Temporary Reroute

Aug 29 – Sep 1
5pm Fri to 6am Mon or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Remix Chicago.  

 
  
 
#59 59th/61st Bus Stop Relocations
 
Effective 6am, Sun, Aug 31
 
How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound stops on the southwest corners of 59th/St. Louis and 59th/Kedzie will be relocated to the southeast corners of these intersections.
 
The westbound stops on the northeast corners of 58th/Kedzie and 59th/Pulaski will be relocated to the northwest corners of these intersections.
 
Why is service being changed?
These bus stops are being relocated to provide faster travel time. 
 
 
 
#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

6am, Tue, Aug 26 until 6pm, Tue, Sep 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Harrison, Halsted, and Jackson, then resume their normal route on Canal.
 
Westbound buses will operate via Clinton and Taylor, and then resume their normal route on Racine.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to reconstruction work on the Harrison Street Bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway. 
 
 
 
 

#63 63rd Bus Stop Relocations and Elimination

Effective 6am, Sun, Aug 31 

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound stops on the southwest corners of 63rd/Lowe and 63rd/Harvard will be relocated to the southeast corners of these intersections. 

The eastbound stop on the south side of 63rd at Princeton will be eliminated. Board one-half block west at Harvard or a half block east at Yale.

The westbound stop on the north side of 63rd at Harvard will be eliminated. 

Why is service being changed?
These bus stops are being relocated and eliminated to provide faster travel time.
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Aug 30 - Sep 1
12:01am Sat to 3pm Mon

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Fiesta Boricua.
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 30
5am to 2pm or completion

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.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer's Market.
 
 
 
#75 74th/75th Bus Stop Changes

Effective 6am, Sun, Aug 31
 
How does this affect my trip?
The westbound stop on the northeast corner of 75th/Dorchester will be relocated to the northwest corner.
 
The eastbound stop on the southwest corner of 75th/Dorchester will be relocated to the southeast corner.
 
The westbound stop on the northeast corner of 75th/Ingleside will be eliminated.
 
The eastbound stop on the southwest corner of 75th/Ingleside will be eliminated.
 
Why is service being changed?
This bus stops are being changed to provide faster travel time.  
 
 
 
#87 87th Bus Stop Eliminations

Effective 6am, Sun, Aug 31

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound stop on the southwest corner of 87th/Lafayette will be eliminated.

The westbound stop on the northwest corner of 87th/Lafayette will be eliminated.

Why is service being changed?
This bus stop is being eliminated to provide faster travel time.
  
 

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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