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Weekend Service Changes
 

 
Mar 24 - 27

 

 

Rail Lines

 
 
 

BLUE LINE
 
 

Mar 24 – 25
Fri to Sat, nightly

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

How does this affect my trip?
10pm Fri to 6am Sat:
Board/exit trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Racine and Illinois Medical District stations.

10pm Sat to 6am Sun: Board/exit 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 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.



Sun, Mar 26
7am to 7pm
 
Boarding Change, Delays Between California and Division

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound platforms at the Western (O’Hare branch) and Damen stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between California and Division, 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.



Mar 26 – 30
10pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Damen and Clark/Lake

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Division, Chicago, and Grand stations.
 
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Damen and Clark/Lake, 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 Blue 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
#12 Roosevelt
#N62 Archer (owl)


Mar 24 – 25
10pm Fri to 2am Sat or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#12
and #N62 buses will operate in both directions via Roosevelt, Canal, Harrison, Clark, and Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance on the Roosevelt Bridge over the South Branch Canal of the Chicago River.



#18 16th/18th Temporary Reroute

Fri, Mar 24
4pm to 11pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via 18th, Western, and Ogden to Washtenaw, then resume their normal route on Ogden.

Eastbound buses will operate via Ogden, California, 16th, Washtenaw, Ogden, and Western, then resume their normal route on 18th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming on 16th between Rockwell and Washtenaw.



Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee
#60 Blue Island/26th
#124 Navy Pier

Mar 25 – 26
Sat to Sun
8am to 8pm, daily


How does this affect my trip?
The Washington/LaSalle Loop Link station will be temporarily closed.

Board eastbound #20, #60, #124 and southbound #56 buses at the Loop Link station at Washington/Clark-Dearborn.

Why is service being changed?
The Loop Link station is temporarily closed due to emergency utility work at Washington/LaSalle.



#22 Clark Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

7am, Fri, Mar 24 to 4pm, Fri, Apr 7 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound bus stop located on the southeast corner at Clark/Addison will be temporarily relocated 95 feet south.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is being temporarily relocated due to construction at Clark/Addison. 
 


Temporary Reroute
#26 South Shore Express
#30 South Chicago
 
8am, Mon, Mar 20 to 4pm, Mon, Apr 10 or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?
#26 South Shore Express
and #30 South Chicago buses will operate in both directions via Ewing, Indianapolis, Avenue L, 98th, and Ewing.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to viaduct construction at Ewing/100th.
 


 
#28 Stony Island Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 26
5:30am to 7am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will begin their trips at Woodlawn/103rd, operate via 103rd, Cottage Grove, and 95th, then resume their normal route on Stony Island.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to railroad bridge construction. 



Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
#49 Western
#X49 Western Express


7am, Thu, Mar 23 to 4pm, Fri, Apr 14 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound bus stop located near the southwest corner at Western/Diversey will be temporarily relocated near the northwest corner at Western/Elston.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop will be temporarily relocated due to construction at Western/Elston-Diversey.




#52 Kedzie/California Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Mar 22 to 4pm, Fri, Mar 31 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Chicago Avenue, Sacramento, Madison, and Kedzie.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Kedzie/Franklin. 



#82 Kimball/Homan Temporary Reroute

11pm, Thu, Mar 23 to 4pm, Mon, Apr 24 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Homan, Augusta, Kedzie, Chicago, Sacramento, Franklin, and Homan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Homan between Chicago and Augusta.

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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