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Weekday Service Changes 

 

Oct 23 - 27


 
 
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BLUE LINE 

 
 
Oct 23 - 25
Mon to Wed, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

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

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Austin and Harlem (Forest Park branch), 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.
 
 
 
Oct 26 – 27
10pm Thu to 4am Fri

Delays Between O’Hare and Rosemont

How does this affect my trip?
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between O’Hare and Rosemont, 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 Blue Line. 
 
 
 
RED LINE and PURPLE LINES
 

 
Effective 4am, Mon, Oct 23
 

Wilson Station East Platform, North Auxiliary Entrance Open; Purple Line Express Trains
Stop at All Times

 
How does this affect my trip?
The new east platform at Wilson station will open. Howard-bound Red Line trains and Linden-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at the east platform. The east platform may be accessed by stairs, escalator and elevator, and is ADA-accessible.

95th-bound Red Line trains and Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will continue to stop at the west platform.

Purple Line Express trains will stop at Wilson in both directions, during both the morning and evening rush periods – during all times of Purple Line Express service. Wilson will be a transfer station between Red and Purple line trains.

The station entrance on the north side of Wilson Avenue will reopen as a farecard-only auxiliary entrance. Access at the north auxiliary entrance will be through High-Barrier Gate turnstiles, and entry will require a valid farecard. For fare vending, staff assistance, or an ADA-accessible path, use the main entrance on the south side of Wilson Avenue.

Why is service being changed?
The Wilson station changes are due to progress in construction for the Wilson Station Reconstruction Project.
 
 


 

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.
 
 
95th/Dan Ryan Terminal Temporary Bus Boarding Relocations
#N5 South Shore Night Bus

#95 95th 
#100 Jeffery Manor Express
#103 West 103rd
#108 Halsted/95th
#112 Vincennes/111th


10pm, Fri, Oct 20 to 10pm, Fri, Nov 10 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The East Terminal boarding area will be temporarily closed. Board buses for the following bus routes at these new locations:

#N5 South Shore Night Bus: On the island in the West Terminal.

#95 95th eastbound: On the southwest corner at 95th/Lafayette.

#95 95th westbound: On the northwest corner at 95th/Lafayette.

#100 Jeffery Manor Express: On the southeast corner at State/95th.

#103 West 103rd: On the southeast corner at State/95th.

#106 East 103rd: On the southeast corner at State/95th.

#108 Halsted/95th: On the island in the West Terminal.

#112 Vincennes/111th: On the island in the West Terminal.

Pace #352, #395: On the island in the West Terminal.

Pace #353: On State south of 95th.

Pace #359, #381: On the northwest corner at 95th/Lafayette.

The following routes have no changes, and continue to board at their normal locations: #N9 Ashland (owl), #29 State,
#34 South Michigan, #111 111th/King Drive, #115 Pullman/115th, #119 Michigan/119th, and Greyhound buses.

Why is service being changed?
Bus boarding locations are temporarily relocated due to construction as part of the 95th Street Terminal Improvement Project.
 
 
 
Bus Stop Restored
#N4 Cottage Grove (Owl)
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee
#N66 Chicago (Owl)
#147 Outer Drive Express


Effective 7am, Tue, Oct 24

How does this affect my trip?
The bus stop will be restored on the southeast corner at Washington/Wabash.

Note: #20 Madison buses will not serve this stop during the weekday morning and evening rush periods.
 
 
 
#18 16th/18th Temporary Reroute

Thu, Oct 26 
2pm to 8pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound buses will operate via Western and Ogden to California, then continue their normal route on Ogden.

Eastbound buses will operate via Ogden, California, 16th, Washtenaw, Ogden, and Western to 16th, then continue their normal route on Western.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming at 16th/Rockwell. 
 
 
 
#24 Wentworth Temporary Reroute

6am, Mon, Oct 16 to 4pm, Mon, Oct 23 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Wentworth, 24th Street, Canal, Archer, and Cermak.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at 2246 S. Wentworth. 
  
 
 
 
#65 Grand Bus Stop Changes

Effective 7am, Mon, Oct 23

Westbound

  • The bus stops located in the service drives near the northeast and southwest corners at Grand/Sacramento will be eliminated.
  • The bus stop located near the staggered intersection at Grand/Albany and Grand/Christiana will be eliminated. 
  • The bus stop located on the northeast corner at Grand/Augusta will be relocated to the northwest corner at Grand/Augusta.
  • A new westbound bus stop will be added on the northwest corner at Grand/Homan.
  • A new bus stop will be added near the staggered intersection at Grand/Drake. 


Eastbound

  • The bus stops located on the southwest corners at Grand/Drake and Grand/Albany will be eliminated.
  • The bus stops located on the southwest corners at Grand/Homan and Grand/August will be relocated to the southeast corners at those intersections

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops are being changed due to the completion of Grand Avenue Reconstruction.
 
 
 
#100 Jeffery Manor Express Temporary Reroute


10pm, Fri, Oct 20 to 10pm, Fri, Nov 10 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via 95th, Michigan, 98th, and State to 96th, ending their trips at State/96th.

Eastbound buses will begin their trips at State/96th, operate via State to 95th, then resume their normal route on 95th.

Allow extra travel time.  
 
Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction as part of the 95th Street Terminal Improvement Project.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#103 West 103rd
#106 East 103rd

10pm, Fri, Oct 20 to 10pm, Fri, Nov 10 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound #103 West 103rd and #106 East 103rd buses will operate via Michigan, 99th Place, and State, ending their trips at State/96th.

Eastbound buses will begin their trips at State/96th, operate via State to 95th, then resume their normal route on 95th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction as part of the 95th Street Terminal Improvement Project.
 
 
 
#157 Streeterville/Taylor Bus Stop Relocation

Effective 7am, Tue Oct 24 

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound bus stop located on the southwest corner at Polk/Damen will be relocated to the southeast corner at Polk/Damen.
 


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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