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Weekday Service Changes
Updated 11/25/14, 5:20pm

Nov 24 - 28


NOTE: Bus and rail service will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, November 27, 2014 (Thanksgiving Day). Service will operate on a normal weekday schedule on Friday, November 28, 2014 (the day after Thanksgiving). 
  
  
 

Rail Lines

 




BLUE LINE
 
 
Nov  24 - 25
9pm Mon to 4am Tue

Boarding Change, Delays Between Harlem (Forest Park branch) and Austin

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Harlem (Forest Park branch) and Austin, 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.

 
 
 
Nov 25 – 26 
9pm Tue to 4am Wed

Boarding Change at Austin Cancelled
Boarding Change, Delays Between Cicero and Oak Park

How does this affect my trip?
The planned work affecting boarding at the Austin station is cancelled.

Blue Line trains will operate normally between Cicero and Oak Park. 



Nov 26 - 27
9pm Wed to 4am Thu

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cicero and Oak Park

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Austin station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Cicero 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. 

 
 
 
BROWN LINE
 

Nov 24 - 25
8pm Mon to 6am Tue

Armitage Loop-bound Platform Auxiliary Exit Temporary Closure

How does this affect my trip?
The Armitage station auxiliary exit from the Loop-bound platform will be temporarily closed.

Please exit through the main station entrance/exit.

Why is service being changed?
The auxiliary exit is temporarily closed due to construction work. 
 
 
 
 
GREEN LINE
 
 
Nov 24 - 26
Mon to Wed
9:30am to 2:30pm, daily

Harlem-bound Trains Bypass 47th Station

How does this affect my trip?
Harlem-bound trains will not stop at the 47th station.

For service to  47th station, take a Harlem/Lake-bound train to 43rd station and transfer to a 63rd-bound train.

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making platform improvements at the 47th station.
 
 
 
RED LINE
 
 
Nov 24 - 26
Mon to Wed, nightly
10:30pm to 4:30am next day

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 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.
 
 

#N4 Cottage Grove (Owl) Temporary Reroute

Nov 26 - 27
8pm Wed to 4am Thu or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #N4 buses will operate via Randolph, Clark, and Washington to State, then continue their normal route on Washington.

Northbound #N4 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to setup for the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#6 Jackson Park Express
#29 State
#36 Broadway
#62 Archer
#N62 Archer (Owl)
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express
 
Nov 26 - 27
8pm Wed to 4am Thu or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #6, #29, #36, #62, #N62
, and #146 buses will operate via State, Wacker, Clark, and Washington, then resume their normal route on State.

Northbound #29 and #146 buses will operate via State, Washington, Michigan, and Randolph, then resume their normal route on State.

Northbound #6, #36, and #62 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to setup for the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroutes
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science & Industry
#22 Clark
#29 State
#36 Broadway
#62 Archer
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express
#151 Sheridan

Thu, Nov 27
4am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate as follows:

#6: southbound only via Wacker and Michigan, then resume their normal route on Balbo.

#10: southbound via Michigan to Balbo, then resume their normal route on Balbo; northbound via Balbo and Michigan to Wacker, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

#22: Southbound buses will end their trips at Clark/Congress. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Congress, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

#29: northbound via State, Roosevelt, Clark, Harrison, Dearborn, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on State; southbound via State, Wacker, Clark, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on State.

#36: southbound via State, Wacker, Clark, and Congress, ending their trips at Clark/Congress. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Congress, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.
 
#62: northbound via State, Roosevelt, Michigan, Wacker Place, Wabash, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Dearborn; southbound via State, Wacker, Wacker Place, Michigan, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on State.
 
#146: southbound via Michigan to Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Roosevelt; northbound via Roosevelt and Michigan to Wacker, then continue their normal route on Michigan.
 
#147: northbound only via Congress Plaza and Michigan to Lake, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

#151: southbound via Michigan, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Adams; northbound via Dearborn, Wacker, and Wacker Place, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
 
 
#8 Halsted Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Nov 19 to 6am, Wed, Dec 31 or completion

How does this affect my trip? 
Northbound
buses will operate via Halsted, 35th, Wallace, and 31st, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Halsted between 31st and 35th.
 

 
 
 
Temporary Reroutes
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee 
#60 Blue Island/26th
#124 Navy Pier
#126 Jackson

Thu, Nov 27
7am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate as follows:
 
#J14: northbound via Michigan, Wacker Place, Wabash, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison; southbound via Monroe, Dearborn, Wacker, Wacker Place, and Michigan to Monroe, then continue their normal route on Michigan.
 
#20: eastbound via Washington, Clark, Monroe, Dearborn, and Madison, ending their trips at Madison/Dearborn. Westbound buses will begin their trips at Madison/Dearborn, then continue their normal route on Madison.

#56: southbound via Washington, Clark, Monroe, Dearborn, and Madison, ending their trips at Madison/Dearborn. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Madison/Dearborn, then continue their normal route on Madison.

#60: eastbound via Washington, Clark, Monroe, Dearborn, and Madison, ending their trips at Madison/Dearborn. Westbound buses will begin their trips at Madison/Dearborn, then continue their normal route on Madison.

#124: westbound only via South Water, Wacker Place, Wabash, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison.
 
#126: eastbound via Jackson, Dearborn, and Adams, ending their trips at Adams/Dearborn. Westbound buses will begin their trips at Adams/Dearborn, then continue their normal route on Adams.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
 
 
#35 31st/35thTemporary Reroute

7am, Thu, Nov 20 until completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 31st, Pulaski, 26th, Kostner, and 31st.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on 31st between Pulaski and Kostner. 
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#53 Pulaski
#53A South Pulaski

7am, Thu, Nov 20 until completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #53
and northbound #53A buses will operate via Pulaski, 31st, Lawndale, 32nd, and Central Park, ending their trips at Central Park/32nd.

Northbound #53 and southbound #53A buses will begin their trips at Central Park/32nd, operate via Central Park and 31st, then resume their normal route on Pulaski.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on 31st between Pulaski and Kostner.
 
 
 
#68 Northwest Highway Temporary Reroute

Thu, Nov 27
7am to 12 noon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Northwest Highway, Devon, Canfield-Ozanam, Ozark, and Northwest Highway.
 
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Edison Park Turkey Trot. 
 
 
 
#71 71st/South Shore Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Nov 19 to 6am, Fri, Nov 28 or completion

How does this affect my trip?

Southbound buses will operate via Commercial, 95th, Colfax, and 100th, then resume their normal route on Commercial.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Commercial/98th.
 
 
 
#76 Diversey Temporary Reroute

Thu, Nov 27
5am to 1:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Diversey, Sheridan, Belmont, and Lake Shore Drive West, ending their trips at Lake Shore Drive West/Diversey.

Westbound buses will start their trips at Lake Shore Drive West/Diversey, operate on Diversey to Sheridan, then resume their regular route on Diversey.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are being rerouted due to the Turkey Day Chicago Run.
 
 
 
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Temporary Reroute

Thu, Nov 27
8:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive, LaSalle Drive, Stockton Drive, and Sheridan, then resume their normal route on Belmont.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are being rerouted due to the Turkey Day Chicago Run.
 


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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