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Weekday Service Changes

 
 
Apr 25 - 29 
 

  

Rail Lines

 
 
BLUE LINE
 
 
Apr 25 - 26
10pm Mon to 4am Tue

Boarding Change, Delays Between Logan Square and Irving Park

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Logan Square and Irving Park, 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.
 
 
 
9pm, Tue, Apr 26 to Tue, May 17

O'Hare-bound Trains Bypass Montrose Station

How does this affect my trip?
O’Hare-bound trains will not stop at Montrose station.

For service from Montrose station, take a Forest Park-bound train to Irving Park and transfer to an O’Hare-bound train.

For service to Montrose station, take an O’Hare-bound train to Jefferson Park and transfer to a Forest Park-bound train.

Consider using the adjacent Blue Line stations at Jefferson Park and Irving Park, where trains in both directions will continue to stop.

The #81 Lawrence (service at all times) connects with the Jefferson Park Blue Line station, and #53 Pulaski, #54A North Cicero/Skokie Blvd., and #80 Irving Park buses connect with the Irving Park Blue Line station.

The #80, #81 and #78 Montrose buses also connect with the Red and Brown lines farther east, and the #56 Milwaukee bus connects with the Blue Line at Jefferson Park or Logan Square and continues southeast into downtown. The Metra Milwaukee District North Line service to downtown is also available at Mayfair station.

Allow extra travel time.

Note: Trains will stop in both directions during work where trains share the same track through the station. See other alerts for dates and times when this occurs.

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.
 
  
 
Apr 26 - 27
Tue to Wed, nightly
10pm to 4am, next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Irving Park and Jefferson Park

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Montrose station.
 
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Irving Park and Jefferson 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
 
 
 
Apr 28 - 29
10pm Thu to 4am Fri

Boarding Change, Delays Between Clark/Lake and Damen

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Grand, Chicago, and Division stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Clark/Lake and Damen, 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.

 
 
 
RED LINE
 
 
Apr 27 – 28
Wed to Thu, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Garfield and 69th

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the 63rd station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Garfield and 69th, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is being affected due to IDOT work on the Metra Rock Island District bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway.
 


 

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
#3 King Drive
#4 Cottage Grove
#26 South Shore Express
#28 Stony Island


Apr 28 – 29
Thu to Fri
2pm to 7pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #1 Bronzeville/Union Station
buses will operate via Jackson, State, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Northbound #1 buses will operate via Michigan, Roosevelt, and State, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Southbound #3 King Drive and #4 Cottage Grove buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, State, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Northbound #3 and #4 buses will operate via Michigan, Roosevelt, State, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound #26 South Shore Express buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, State, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.
 
Northbound #26 buses will operate via Columbus, Balbo, State, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound #28 Stony Island buses will operate via Jackson, State, and Balbo, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Northbound #28 buses will operate via Columbus, Balbo, and State, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the National Football League Draft.
 
 
 
#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Reroute

Apr 28 – 29
Thu to Fri
2pm to 7pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Columbus, Balbo, State and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the National Football League Draft. 



Buses Resume Normal Service
#7 Harrison
#60  Blue Island/26th

Effective Thu, Apr 28

How does this affect my trip? 
#7
 and #60 buses will resume their normal route on Harrison between Morgan and Clinton.

Eastbound buses will operate via Harrison and Canal.

Westbound buses will operate via Clinton and Harrison.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are resuming normal service due to the reopening of the Harrison Street Bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#7 Harrison
#126 Jackson
#132 Goose Island Express
#143 Stockton/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express

8pm, Fri, Apr 22 to 11:59pm, Mon, May 2 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #7 Harrison
and #126 Jackson, and southbound #132 Goose Island Express, #143 Stockton/Michigan Express, and #147 Outer Drive Express buses will end their trips at Michigan/Harrison.

Westbound #7 and #126, and northbound # 132 and #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.

Buses will not serve the stop at Congress Plaza between Michigan and Congress or the stop on the northeast corner at Michigan/Congress.

Note: On Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29, 2pm to 7pm, daily: This reroute will be temporarily suspended. During these times, a different reroute will be in effect. See other customer alerts above and below. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the National Football League Draft. 
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#7 Harrison
#126 Jackson
#132 Goose Island Express

Apr 28 – 29
Thu to Fri
2pm to 7pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #7 Harrison
and #126 Jackson, and southbound #132 Goose Island Express buses will operate via Jackson, State, and Harrison, ending their trips at Harrison/Wabash.

Westbound #7 and #126, and northbound #132 buses will begin their trips at Harrison/ Wabash, operate via Wabash, Balbo, and State, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the National Football League Draft.
 
 
 
#J14 Jeffery Jump Temporary Reroute

Apr 28 – 29
Thu to Fri
2pm to 7pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Washington, State, and Balbo, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Northbound buses will operate via Balbo and State, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the National Football League Draft.
 
 
 
#22 Clark Bus Stop Change

Effective Thu, Apr 21

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound #22 Clark bus stop located on the northwest corner at Clark/Diversey will be eliminated. 

A new southbound #22 and #36 bus stop will be added on the southwest corner at Clark/Diversey.
 
 
 
Bus Stop Changes
#22 Clark
#36 Broadway 
 
Effective Thu, Apr 21

How does this affect my trip?
  • The southbound #22 Clark and #36 Broadway bus stop located on the northwest corner at Clark/Schubert will be eliminated.
  • The southbound #22 and #36 bus stop located on the west side of Clark at the staggered intersection at Clark/Wrightwood will be eliminated.
  • The northbound #22 and #36 bus stop located on the east side of Clark at the staggered intersection at Clark/Wrightwood will be eliminated.
  • The northbound #22 and #36 bus stop located on the east side of Clark at Schubert will be eliminated.
  • A new northbound #22 and #36 bus stop will be added on the east side of Clark at the staggered intersection at Clark/Drummond.
  • A new southbound #22 and #36 bus stop will be added on the northwest corner at the staggered intersection at Clark/Drummond.
  • A new southbound #22 and #36 bus stop will be added on the southwest corner at Clark/Diversey

 
 
 
#36 Broadway Bus Stop Change

Effective Thu, Apr 21

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound #36 Broadway bus stop located on the northwest corner at Broadway/Diversey will be eliminated.

A new southbound #22 and #36 bus stop will be added on the southwest corner at Clark/Diversey.
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Bus Stop Change

7am, Thu, Apr 21 to 7am, Fri, Jul 29 or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound bus stop located on the west side of State at the staggered intersection at State/Chestnut will be temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to construction.
 
 
 
#47 47th Temporary Reroute

6am, Mon, Apr 25 to 6am, Mon, Jun 20 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via 47th, Ashland, 51st, and Damen, then resume their normal route on 47th.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer construction at 47th/Paulina.
 
 
 
#75 74th/75thTemporary Reroute

6am, Mon, Apr 25 to 6am, Mon, Jun 13 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 75th, King Drive, 76th, Cottage Grove, and 75th.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer construction at 75th/Rhodes.
 
 
 
#82 Kimball/Homan Bus Stop Relocation

Effective 7am, Mon, Apr 25

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound #82 Kimball/Homan bus stop on the southeast corner of Homan/Chicago will be relocated to the northeast corner of Homan/Chicago.

The southbound #82 Kimball/Homan bus stop on the northwest corner of Homan/Chicago will be relocated to the southwest corner of Homan/Chicago.
 
 
 
#147 Outer Drive Express Temporary Reroute

Tue, Apr 19
7pm to 11:59pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, State, Balbo, Michigan, and Harrison, ending their trips at Harrison/Wabash.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Wabash, 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 cable set-up work for the National Football League (NFL) Draft event. 
 
 
 
#152 Addison Temporary Bus Stop Change

April 21 - 24
6am Thu to 4pm Sun or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound #152 Addison bus stop on the southwest corner of Addison/Western will be temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to construction.
 


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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