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Weekday Service Changes 


 
Nov 20 - 24


NOTE:
Bus and rail service will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving).

 
 
Rail Lines



BLUE LINE 
 

 
Nov 20 – 21

10pm Mon to 4am Tue

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. 
 
 
 
Nov 21 – 22
10pm Tue to 4am Wed


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

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

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing construction to improve the Illinois Medical District station.
 


 

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.
 
 
#N4 Cottage Grove (Owl) Temporary Reroute

Nov 22 - 23
8pm Wed to 4am Thu

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #N4
buses will operate via Randolph, Clark, and Washington to State, then continue their normal route on Washington.

Northbound #N4 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to setup for the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#6 Jackson Park Express
#29 State
#36 Broadway
#62 Archer
#N62 Archer (Owl)
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

Nov 22 - 23
8pm Wed to 4am Thu
Thu, 1pm to 2pm or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Between Wacker/State and Washington/State, southbound #6, #29, #36, #62, #N62, and #146 buses will operate via Wacker, Clark, and Washington.

Northbound #29 and #146 buses will operate via State, Washington, Michigan, and Randolph, then resume their normal route on State.

Northbound #6, #36, and #62 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to setup and clean-up for the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroutes 
#6 Jackson Park Express 
#22 Clark 
#29 State 
#36 Broadway 
#62 Archer 
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express 
#147 Outer Drive Express 
#151 Sheridan 

Thu, Nov 23 
4am to 1pm or completion 

How does this affect my trip? 
Buses will operate as follows:

#6: southbound only via Wacker and Michigan, then resume their normal route on Balbo. 

#22: Southbound buses will end their trips at Clark/Congress. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Congress, then resume their normal route on Dearborn. 

#29: northbound via State, Roosevelt, Michigan, Wacker Place, Wabash, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on State; southbound via State, Wacker, Michigan, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on State. 

#36: southbound via State, Wacker, Clark, and Congress, ending their trips at Clark/Congress. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Congress, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.
 
#62: northbound via State, Roosevelt, Clark, Harrison, Financial Plaza, and Congress,  then resume their normal route on Dearborn; southbound via State, Wacker, Clark, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on State.
 
#146: southbound via Michigan to Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Roosevelt; northbound via Roosevelt and Michigan to Lake, then continue their normal route on Michigan.
 
#147: northbound only via Congress Plaza and Michigan to Washington, then continue their normal route on Michigan. 

#151: southbound via Michigan, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Adams; northbound via Dearborn, Wacker, and Wacker Place, then resume their normal route on Michigan. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroutes
#J14 Jeffery Jump 
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee 
#60 Blue Island/26th
#124 Navy Pier
#126 Jackson


Thu, Nov 23

7am to 11:30am or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate as follows:
 
#J14: northbound 
via Michigan, Wacker Place, Wabash, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison; southbound via Monroe, Dearborn, Wacker, Wacker Place, and Michigan to Monroe, then continue their normal route on Michigan.
 
#20: eastbound 
via Washington, Clark, Monroe, Dearborn, and Madison, ending their trips at Madison/Dearborn. Westbound buses will begin their trips at Madison/Dearborn, then continue their normal route on Madison. 

#56: southbound 
via Washington, Clark, Monroe, Dearborn, and Madison, ending their trips at Madison/Dearborn. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Madison/Dearborn, then continue their normal route on Madison. 

#60: eastbound via Washington, Dearborn, Wacker, and Columbus, then resume their normal route on Randolph. Westbound buses will operate via Randolph, Michigan, Wacker Place, Wabash, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison. 

#124: westbound via South Water, Wacker Place, Wabash, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison.
Eastbound buses will operate via Washington, Dearborn, and Illinois to Columbus, then continue their normal route on Columbus.
 
#126: eastbound 
via Jackson, Dearborn, and Adams, ending their trips at Adams/Dearborn. Westbound buses will begin their trips at Adams/Dearborn, then continue their normal route on Adams. 

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
 
 
#20 Madison Temporary Reroute

Nov 20 – 21 
11pm Mon to 7am Tue or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Madison, Ogden, Washington, and Racine, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Westbound buses will operate via Madison, Racine, Randolph, and Ogden, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to street construction on Madison between Ogden and Racine.
 
 
 
#22 Clark Temporary Reroute

Nov 21 – 22
10pm Tue to 4am Wed or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Clark, Wacker, LaSalle, and Washington, then resume their normal route on Clark.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming on Clark between Randolph and Washington. 
 
 
 
#68 Northwest Highway Temporary Reroute 

Thu, Nov 23

7am to 12 noon or completion
 
How does this affect my trip? 
Buses will operate in both directions via Northwest Highway, Devon, Canfield-Ozanam, Ozark, and Northwest Highway. 

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to the Edison Park Turkey Trot. 
 
 
  
#76 Diversey Temporary Reroute

Thu, Nov 23
5am to 1:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
 buses will operate via Diversey, Sheridan, Belmont, and Lake Shore Drive West, ending their trips at Lake Shore Drive West/Diversey.

Westbound buses will start their trips at Lake Shore Drive West/Diversey, operate via Lake Shore West and Diversey to Sheridan, then resume their regular route on Diversey.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are being rerouted due to the Turkey Day Chicago Run.
 
 
 
#79 79th Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Nov 20 to 4pm, Mon, Dec 18 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 79th, Greenwood, 76th, and Stony Island, then resume their normal route on 79th.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer construction at 79th/Woodlawn.
 
 
 
#95 95th Temporary Reroute

Nov 20 – 21
Mon to Tue
10am to 2pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Western, 83rd, and Damen, ending their trips at Damen/87th.

Eastbound buses will begin their trips at Damen/87th, operate via Damen to 87th, then resume their normal route on 87th.
 
Buses will not enter the bus terminal at Damen/87th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Damen/87th.
 
 
 
95th/Dan Ryan Terminal Temporary Bus Boarding Relocations

10pm, Fri, Nov 17 to 10pm, Fri, Dec 15 or completion 


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

#N5 South Shore Night Bus, #N9 Ashland (owl), #108 Halsted/95th, #111 111th/King Drive, #112 Vincennes/111th,
#115th Pullman/115th:
Board buses on the sidewalk adjacent to the station house in the East Terminal.

#95 95th eastbound: Board buses on the southeast corner at 95th/State.

#95 95th westbound: Board buses on the northeast corner at 95th/State.

#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.

#34 South Michigan, #119 Michigan/119th: On the island in the East Terminal.

Pace #353: On State south of 95th.

Pace #352, #359, #381, #395: On the northwest corner at 95th/Lafayette.

The following routes have no changes, and continue to board at their normal locations: #29 State 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.
 
 
 
#100 Jeffery Manor Express Temporary Reroute

10pm, Fri, Nov 17 to 10pm, Fri, Dec 15 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 Phase II of the 95th/Dan Ryan Station Reconstruction project. 
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#103 West 103rd
#106 East 103rd


10pm, Fri, Nov 17 to 10pm, Fri, Dec 15 or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?

Eastbound #103 West 103rd and westbound #106 East 103rd buses will operate via Michigan, 99th Place, and State, ending their trips at State/96th.

Westbound #103 and eastbound #106 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 Phase II of the 95th/Dan Ryan Station Reconstruction project. 

 
 
 
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Temporary Reroute

Thu, Nov 23
7am to 1pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
 buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive, LaSalle Drive, Stockton Drive, and Sheridan to Belmont, then continue their normal route on Sheridan.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are being rerouted due to the Turkey Day Chicago Run.
 


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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