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Weekday Service Changes

 
 
May 23 - 27 
  


Rail Lines

 

 
BLUE LINE
 
 
Effective Fri, May 20

UIC-Halsted Station Peoria Entrance Elevator Placed in Service

How does this affect my trip?
For additional ADA-accessible access at the UIC-Halsted station, a new platform-to-mezzanine elevator has been placed in service at the station’s Peoria Street entrance/exit. The elevator is located mid-platform.

Entry/exiting via the existing ADA-accessible ramps to/from the Halsted Street and Morgan Street entrances remains available.

Why is service being changed?
The elevator at the UIC-Halsted station Peoria Street entrance has been provided for customer convenience and to increase the number of ADA-accessible entrances/exits to the station. 

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

Boarding Change, Delays Between Jefferson Park  and Irving Park

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O'Hare-bound side of the platform at the Montrose station.
 
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Jefferson Park and Irving Park, resulting in minor delays.
 
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve the Montrose station as part of the
Your New Blue modernization program 
 
 
 
Thu, May 26 to Thu, Jun 9 or completion

Clark/Lake Subway Platform-to-Concourse Elevator Out of Service

How does this affect my trip?
Clark/Lake subway platform-to-concourse elevator at the Clark/Lake subway station is temporarily out of service.

Entry/exiting from the Clark/Lake subway platform are available by stairs and escalator only. For accessible boarding/exiting of Blue Line trains, customers may use the Jackson station (Adams-Jackson entrance). To transfer between the Blue Line subway and street level or the elevated ‘L’ lines at Clark/Lake:

  • For service from Clark/Lake to Jackson, take a Pink Line train to Harold Washington Library station and transfer to the Jackson Blue Line station (farecard required).
  • For service to Clark/Lake from Jackson, transfer at Jackson to Harold Washington Library station (farecard required) and take an Orange or Brown line train to Clark/Lake.


The elevator is estimated to return to service on Thursday, June 9, 2016 (date subject to change).

Why is service being changed?
We are performing critical maintenance on the elevator at the Clark/Lake Blue Line subway station to ensure continued safe, accessible service.
 


 

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.
 
 

#29 State Temporary Reroute

5am, Thu, May 19 to 5am, Tue, May 31 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound buses will operate via Lafayette to 87th, continue via Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) to the 95th St. exit, then resume their normal route on Lafayette.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the 87th Street Family Carnival.  
 
 
 
Temporary Bus Stop Change
#29 State
#36 Broadway

Mon, May 23 to Mon, Jun 13 
10pm nightly to 4am the next day  

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound bus stop located on the northwest corner at State/Hubbard will be temporarily taken out of service, nightly.

The bus stop will be in service all other times.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop will be taken out of service during nightly subway grating repair work.
 
 
 
#53 Pulaski Temporary Reroute

Mon, May 23 to Fri, Jun 10 
9am to 4pm, daily or completion
 
How does this affect my trip? 
Buses will operate in both directions via Pulaski, Augusta, Hamlin, Grand, and Pulaski. 

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on Pulaski/Division. 
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Mon, May 23 to Fri, Jun 10 
9am to 4pm, daily or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?  
Eastbound buses will operate via Division, Kostner, Augusta, and Hamlin, then resume their normal route on Division.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on Pulaski/Division.
  


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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Trains:

Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed
Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Normal Service
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service

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