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Weekday Service Changes 

 

Aug 14 - 18
 

 

Rail Lines
 

 
BLUE LINE 
 
 
Aug 14 – 17

Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Western (Forest Park branch) and UIC-Halsted

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Illinois Medical District and Racine stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Western (Forest Park branch) and UIC-Halsted, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing construction to improve the Illinois Medical District station and track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Blue 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.
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#1 Bronzeville/Union Station
#7 Harrison
#28 Stony Island
#121 Union/Streeterville Express
#126 Jackson
#151 Sheridan
#156 LaSalle

Aug 15 – 18
Tue to Fri 9am to 3pm, daily

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #1 Bronzeville/Union Station
buses will operate via Adams, Wacker, Van Buren, and Jefferson, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Southbound #1 buses are not affected.

Westbound #7 Harrison and #126 Jackson buses will operate via Adams, Wacker, and Van Buren to Clinton. #7 buses will resume their normal route on Clinton. #126 buses will continue their normal route on Van Buren. Eastbound #7 and #126 buses are not affected.

Southbound #121 Union/Streeterville Express buses will operate via Wacker, Van Buren, and Jefferson, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Northbound #121 buses are not affected.

Southbound #151 Sheridan and #156 LaSalle, and northbound #28 Stony Island buses will operate via Adams, Wacker, Van Buren, Jefferson, and Jackson to the Union Station Transit Center.

Northbound #151 and #156, and southbound #28 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance on the Adams Street Bridge over the Chicago River. 
 
 
 
#22 Clark Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

Aug 10 - 16
10am Thu to 4pm Wed or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound bus stop located on the northwest corner at Clark/Chicago Ave will be temporarily relocated to the southwest corner at Clark/Chicago Ave.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is being temporarily relocated due to construction. 
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Aug 14 - 16
Mon to Wed
9am to 4pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Broadway, Lawrence, Sheridan, Wilson, and Broadway.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Wilson Station Reconstruction project. 
 
 
 
#72 North Temporary Reroute

Aug 15 - 21
5am Tue to 3pm Mon

How does this affect my trip?
Buses that operate to/from the North Avenue Beach bus terminal will begin/end their trips at the North Avenue/Clark bus terminal.

Buses will not serve the North Avenue Beach terminal.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the 2017 Chicago Air & Water Show. 
 
 
 
#100 Jeffery Manor Express Temporary Reroute (Revised)

7am, Mon, Jul 31 to 4pm, Fri, Aug 25 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Avenue C, 109th, Avenue A (State Line), and 111th, then resume their normal route on Avenue C.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work on 110th between Avenue B and Avenue C. 
 
 
 
#130 Museum Campus Temporary Reroute

Aug 15 – 18
Tue to Fri
9am to 3pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Adams, Wacker, and Madison, then resume their normal route on Canal.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance on the Adams Street Bridge over the Chicago River. 
 
 
 
Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
#135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express
#148 Clarendon/Michigan Express

7am, Fri, Aug 11 to 4pm, Fri, Jan 26

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound #135 and #148 bus stop located on the northwest corner at Clarendon/Montrose will be temporarily relocated to the southwest corner at Clarendon/Montrose.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop will be temporarily relocated due to building construction. 
 
 
 
#157 Streeterville/Taylor Temporary Reroute

Aug 17 – 21
8am Thu to 6am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Taylor, Ashland, Roosevelt, Racine, and Taylor.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Taylor Street Festa Italiana.
 


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.

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.

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