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Weekend Service Changes

 

Aug 26 - 29


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BLUE LINE
 
 
Aug 26 – 28 
10pm Fri to 5am Sat
10pm Sat to 6am Sun

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 Addison and Montrose, 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. 
 
 
 
GREEN LINE
   
  
Sun, Aug 28
6am to 6pm

Delays Between Roosevelt and Cermak-McCormick Place 

How does this affect my trip? 
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Roosevelt and Cermak-McCormick Place, resulting in minor delays. 

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed? 

We are performing structure maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Green Line.
 
 
 
ORANGE LINE
 
 
Sun, Aug 28
6am to 6pm 

Delays Between Roosevelt and Halsted 

How does this affect my trip? 
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Roosevelt and Halsted, resulting in minor delays. 

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed? 
We are performing structure maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Orange Line. 
 
 
 
 
RED LINE
 
 
Aug 26 – 29 
11pm Fri to 2am Mon 
 
Howard-bound Trains Bypass Wilson Thru Jarvis Stations; Boarding Change at Sheridan Station 

How does this affect my trip? 
Howard-bound trains will not stop at Wilson, Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn, Bryn Mawr, Thorndale, Granville, Loyola, Morse or Jarvis stations.

For service to these stations, take a Howard-bound train to Howard and transfer to a 95th-bound train. 

For service from these stations, take a 95th-bound train to Sheridan and transfer to a Howard-bound train. 

At Sheridan station, Howard-bound trains will stop at their normal platform, but board/exit trains on the outer tracks instead of the inner tracks. 

At Wilson station, the temporary entrances on the north and south sides of Wilson Ave that lead directly to the 95th-bound platform will be temporarily closed. Please use the main entrance on Broadway north of Wilson Ave, or the auxiliary entrance on the south side of Wilson Ave. 

For alternate service through the affected area, consider using the #22 Clark (service at all times), #36 Broadway, #147 Outer Drive Exp, or #151 Sheridan buses, which run parallel to the Red Line. Note: During this period, #151 Sheridan buses will also run overnight, northbound only, between Sheridan Red Line station and Clark/Devon, to provide alternate service. 

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed? 
We are performing track construction for the Wilson Station Reconstruction Project.
 
 


 

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
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science & Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump 
#26 South Shore Express

Aug 26 – 28
7pm Fri to 4pm Sun or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #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. #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 2016 Transamerica Chicago Triathlon. 
 
 
 
#8 Halsted Temporary Reroute

Aug 26 - 29
2am Fri to 5am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Halsted, Harrison, Jefferson, and Madison, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Southbound buses will operate via Halsted, Monroe, Desplaines, and Harrison, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Taste of Greektown.
 
 
 
#20 Madison Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
10am to 1pm or completion  

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Madison, Laramie, Washington, Austin, and the Austin/Madison terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Danny Davis 38th Annual Back to School Parade.
 
 
 
#29 State Temporary Reroute

5pm, Tue, Aug 23 to 6am, Tue, Sep 6 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Lafayette to 87th, continue via Lafayette and I-94 Expressway 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.
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Aug 26 - 29
11am Fri to 5am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Broadway, Lawrence, Sheridan, Wilson, and Broadway.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Wilson Station Reconstruction project.  
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
5am to 8am

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

Northbound buses will operate via State, Elm, and Clark to Division, then continue their normal route on Clark.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer's Market. 
 
 
 
#57 Laramie Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
10am to 1pm or completion  

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Laramie, Washington, Cicero, Jackson, and Laramie.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Danny Davis 38th Annual Back to School Parade.
 
 
 
#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Aug 27 – 28

4am Sat to 2am Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 26th, Pulaski, Cermak, Homan, and 26th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Villapalooza Festival.
 
 
 
#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
10am to 1pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Chicago, Cicero, Augusta, Laramie, and Chicago, ending their trips at Chicago/Laramie.

Eastbound buses will begin their trips at Chicago/Laramie, then continue their normal route on Chicago.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Danny Davis 38th Annual Back to School Parade.  
 
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
5am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip? 
Eastbound 
buses will operate via Division, Clark, and Maple, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer's Market. 
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
10am to 1pm or completion  

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Division, Cicero, Augusta, Laramie, and Division, ending their trips at Division/Laramie.

Eastbound buses will begin their trips at Division/Laramie, then continue their normal route on Division.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Danny Davis 38th Annual Back to School Parade.  
 
 
 
#72 North Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
10am to 1pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via North Avenue, Laramie, Grand, Austin, and North Avenue.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Danny Davis 38th Annual Back to School Parade.
 
 
 
#82 Kimball/Homan Temporary Reroute 

Aug 25 - 30
9am Thu to 4pm Tue or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Kimball, North Avenue, Kedzie, Fullerton, and Kimball.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main construction at Kimball/Homan. 

 
 
 
#85 Central Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
10am to 1pm or completion  

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Central, Grand, Laramie, Harrison, and the Central/Harrison terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Danny Davis 38th Annual Back to School Parade.
 
 
 
#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

Aug 26 - 29
2am Fri to 5am Mon or completion  

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Jackson, Morgan, Harrison, and Jefferson, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Westbound buses will operate via Van Buren, Clinton, Harrison, and Morgan, then resume their normal route on Van Buren.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Taste of Greektown. 

 
 
 
#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

Aug 27 – 28
6am Sat to 5am Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Jackson, Central, Madison, Austin, and Jackson.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Taste of Austin.
 
 
 
#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
10am to 1pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Jackson, Laramie, Harrison, and the Central/Harrison terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Danny Davis 38th Annual Back to School Parade. 
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#130 Museum Campus
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

Sat, Aug 27
10:30am to 5:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #130 Museum Campus and southbound #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express buses will operate via Columbus, Lake Shore Drive, 18th, and Museum Campus Drive to McFetridge, then continue their normal route on Museum Campus Drive.

Westbound #130 and northbound #146 buses will operate via Museum Campus Drive, Waldron Drive, Lake Shore Drive, and Columbus, then resume their normal route on Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bears vs. Chiefs football game at Soldier Field.
 
 
 
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 27
5:30am to 6:30pm or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a street blockage on Lake between Wabash and Michigan.
 
 
 
#172 U. of Chicago/Kenwood Temporary Reroute (revised)

9am, Mon, Jun 13 to 6am, Mon, Sep 12 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via 59th, University, and 57th, then resume their normal route on Woodlawn. 

Southbound buses are not affected. 

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at 58th/Woodlawn.
 


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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