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Weekday Service Changes 

 
 

Jul 25 - 29 

 
 

Rail Lines

 

 
BLUE LINE 
 
 
Tue, Jul 19 to Mon, Sep 19 or completion

Cumberland Blue Line Station North Street-to-Bridge Elevator Out of Service

How does this affect my trip?
The north street-to-bridge elevator at Cumberland station is temporarily out of service.

Entry/exiting from the Cumberland Blue Line station is available by stairs and the south street-to-bridge elevator, or stairs, escalator or elevator from the bus terminal.

The elevator is estimated to return to service on Monday, September 19, 2016 (date subject to change).

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing critical maintenance on the elevator at Cumberland station to ensure continued safe, accessible service.
 
 
 
Jul 25 – 26
10pm Mon to 4am Tue

Jul 28 - 29
10pm Thu to 4am Fri

Boarding Change, Delays Between Irving Park and Logan Square 

How does this affect my trip?

Board/exit all trains on the O'Hare-bound side of the platform at the Addison and Belmont stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Irving Park and Logan Square, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve the Addison station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program. 
 
 
 
Jul 26 - 27
Tue to Wed, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Addison and Montrose

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Montrose and Addison, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve the Irving Park station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.
 
 
 
Thu, Jul 28 to Thu, Aug 11 or completion

Rosemont Elevator Out of Service

How does this affect my trip?
The elevator at the Rosemont station will be temporarily out of service.

Entry/exiting from the Rosemont platform will be available by stairs and escalators only.

The elevator is estimated to return to service on Thursday, August 11, 2016 (date subject to change).

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing critical maintenance on the elevator at Rosemont station to ensure continued safe, accessible service.  
 
 
 
ORANGE LINE
 
 
Jul 25 – 27
Mon to Wed, nightly
10pm to 4am next day
 
Boarding Change, Delays Between Kedzie and 35th/Archer

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Kedzie and 35th/Archer, 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.
 
 
 
RED LINE
 
 
Jul 25 – 26
11pm Mon to 4am Tue

Jul 27 – 28
11pm Wed to 4am Thu

Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/Clybourn

How does this affect my trip?
Mon to Tue:
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound platform at the Grand and Chicago stations, and on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station.

Wed to Thu: Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station, and on the Howard-bound platform at the Chicago and Grand stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Lake and North/Clybourn, resulting in minor delays.

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.
 
 
Temporary Reroute 
#2 Hyde Park Express 
#6 Jackson Park Express 
#10 Museum of Science & Industry 
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#26 South Shore Express
 

12:01am, Mon, Jul 18 to 11:59pm, Mon, Aug 1 or completion  

How does this affect my trip? 
Northbound #2 Hyde Park Express, #6 Jackson Park Express, #10 Museum of Science & Industry, #J14 Jeffery Jump, and #26 South Shore Express
 buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, and Michigan to Balbo.

#2 and #10 buses will resume their normal route on Balbo.

#6, #J14, and #26 buses will continue their normal route on Michigan.

Between Michigan/Balbo and Roosevelt/Columbus, southbound buses will operate via Michigan and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus. 

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza event in Grant Park.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute 
#7 Harrison 
#126 Jackson
#143 Stockton/Michigan Express 
#147 Outer Drive Express 

12:01am, Mon, Jul 18 to 11:59pm, Mon, Aug 1 or completion  
 
 
How does this affect my trip? 
Eastbound #7 Harrison and #126 Jackson, and southbound #143 Stockton/Michigan Express and #147 Outer Drive Express 
buses will end their trips at Michigan/Harrison. 

Westbound #7 and #126, and northbound #143 buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Michigan, operate via Harrison, Wabash, Balbo, and Michigan to Congress, then continue their normal route on Michigan. 

Northbound #147 buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Michigan, operate via Harrison and State to Congress, then continue their normal route on State. 

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza event in Grant Park.
 
 
 
#71 71st/South Shore Temporary Reroute

6am, Mon, Jul 25 to 6am, Mon, Oct 24 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Yates, South Shore, 67th, and Jeffery, then resume their normal route on 71st.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on 71st between Crandon and Merrill.
 
 
 
#132 Goose Island Express Temporary Reroute

12:01am, Mon, Jul 18 to 11:59pm, Mon, Aug 1 or completion  

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Michigan and Harrison, ending their trips on Harrison between Michigan and Wabash.

Northbound buses will begin their trips on Harrison between Michigan and Wabash, operate via Harrison, Wabash, Balbo, and Michigan to Congress, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza event in Grant Park.
 


 

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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