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Weekday Service Changes 

 

 
May 25 - 29

 
 

NOTE: Bus and rail service will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, May 25, 2015 (Memorial Day).
 

Rail Lines

  
 
  
BLUE LINE
 
 
May 26 - 28
Tue to Thu, 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.  
 
 
 
ORANGE LINE


May 27 – 28
10pm Wed to 4am Thu

Boarding Change, Delays Between Ashland and Western
 
How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Loop-bound side of the platform at the 35th/Archer station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Ashland and Western, 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
 
 
May 26 - 27
Tue to Wed, 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 63rd Street Bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway. 
 
 
 
May 28 - 29
10:30pm Thu to 4:30am 
 

Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/Clybourn
 
How does this affect my trip? 
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.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Lake and North/Clybourn, 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 Red Line and making improvements at the Clark/Division 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.
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#N5 South Shore Night Bus
#95E 93rd/95th

9am, Mon, May 18 to 6am, Mon, Jun 8 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#N5
and #95E buses will operate in both directions via 95th between Woodlawn and Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at 93rd/Drexel. 
 
 
 
#3 King Drive Temporary Reroute

May 25 – 29
9am Mon to 6am Fri or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via King Drive, Pershing, Indiana, and 35th, then resume their normal route on King Drive.
 
Southbound buses will operate via King Drive, 35th, Michigan, and Pershing, then resume their normal route on King Drive.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Water Department construction at King Drive/38th.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#11 Lincoln  
#49B North Western

May 29 – Jun 2
9:30am Thu to 12 noon Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #11 
and #49B buses will operate via Western, Montrose, Lincoln, Wilson, and Western, ending their trips at the Western Brown Line station.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at the Western Brown Line station, then resume their normal route on Western.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the May Festival. 
 



Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#19 United Center Express
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee
#60 Blue Island/26th
#N66 Chicago (Owl)
#124 Navy Pier
#157 Streeterville/Taylor

7am,Tue, May 26 to 6pm, Mon, Nov 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The westbound #J14, #19, #20, #56, #60, #N66 (Owl), #124, and #157 bus stop on the northeast corner of Madison/Wabash will be temporarily relocated to the northwest corner of Madison/Wabash.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop will be temporarily relocated due to construction. 
 
 
 
Temporary Bus Reroute
#J14 Jeffery Jump 
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee
#60 Blue Island/26th
#124 Navy Pier

May 26 - 30
10pm Tues to 6am Sat or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Madison, State, Adams, and Franklin, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction.
 
 
 
#50 Damen Bus Stop Eliminations

Effective 6am, May 27

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound bus stop on the northeast corner at Damen/Elston will be eliminated.

The southbound bus stop on the northwest corner at Damen/Elston will be eliminated.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops will be eliminated due to the Damen-Elston-Fullerton Intersection Improvement project. 
 
 
 
#53 Pulaski Temporary Reroute

May 26 - 28
9am Tue to 6pm Thu or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Pulaski, Jackson, Hamlin Boulevard, Independence Boulevard, and Congress Parkway, then resume their normal route on Pulaski.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to sewer construction at Pulaski/Van Buren.
 
 
 
#63 63rd Temporary Reroute

6am, Wed, May 20 to 6am, Fri May 29 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 63rd, Yale, Wells, Wentworth, Marquette, and State, then resume their normal route on 63rd.

Westbound buses will operate via 63rd, State, 59th, and Yale, then resume their normal route on 63rd.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are being rerouted due to viaduct construction on 63rd between Wells and State. 
 
 
 
#63 63rd Bus Stop Restoration

Effective Fri, May 22

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound stop on the southeast corner at 63rd/Sacramento will be restored. Buses will no longer make stops on the southwest corner at 63rd/Sacramento. 
 
 
 
#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute

May 26, 28
Tue and Thu
9am to 2:30pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Chicago Avenue, Halsted, Grand, Kingsbury, and Chicago Avenue.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a barge move at the Chicago Avenue Bridge over the Chicago River. 
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

May 29 – Jun 1
10am Fri to 5am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Division, Western, Augusta, Damen, and Division.

Allow extra travel time.
 
Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Do Division Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale.
 
 
 
 
#78 Montrose Bus Stop Changes

7am, Tue, May 26 until further notice

How does that affect my trip?

  • The southbound bus stop on the southwest corner at Oak Park/Forest Preserve will be temporarily discontinued.
  • The northbound bus stop on the southeast corner at Oak Park/Forest Preserve will be temporarily discontinued.
  • The northbound bus stop in the Read Hospital turnaround will be temporarily discontinued.  


Why is service being changed?
The bus stops will be temporarily discontinued due to the Oak Park Avenue reconstruction project.
 
 
 
 
#111 111th/King Drive Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, May 20 to 6am, Fri, May 29 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Vincennes, 119th, Ashland, and 115th, then resume their normal route on Marshfield.

Northbound buses will operate via Ashland and 112th Place, and Monterey, then resume their normal route on Vincennes.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to railroad crossing construction at 115thStreet/Marshfield.
 
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express and
#147 Outer Drive Express

Sat, May 23
9am to 10:30am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #146 and #147
buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive to Chestnut, Inner Lake Shore Drive, and Chicago Avenue, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Northbound buses will operate via Michigan and Chicago Avenue and Lake Shore Drive to Oak, then continue their normal route on Lake Shore Drive.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a helicopter lift at 140 E. Walton.
 


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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Brown Line Normal Service
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