15 Downtown Bus Routes Undergo New, Temporary Changes in Service due to the Revive Wacker Drive Project

July 11, 2012
Changes go into effect at the start of service Monday, July 16
 
Changes in service along 15 downtown CTA bus routes will go into effect at the start of service on Monday, July 16, due to the closure of Jackson and Van Buren streets at Wacker Drive for work associated the Revive Wacker Drive, Part 2 project.
 
As a result of these street closures and the reopening of Adams at Wacker, buses operating along the 15 affected routes will either undergo new temporary reroutes or returned to their original routing. Specific changes in service are outlined below.
 
Customers are advised to allow extra travel time along these routes:
 
Route
What’s changed?
#1 Indiana/Hyde Park
New routing affecting northbound service
#7 Harrison
Returned to original westbound routing
#11 Lincoln/Sedgwick
New routing affecting southbound service
#X28 Stony Island Express
New routing affecting northbound service
#121 Union/Wacker Express
New routing affecting westbound service
#123 Illinois Center/Union Express
New routing affecting westbound service
#126 Jackson
Returned to original westbound routing
#129 West Loop/South Loop
Returned to original northbound PM routing
#130 Museum Campus
Returned to original westbound routing
#132 Goose Island Express
New routing affecting northbound service
#134 Stockton/LaSalle Express
Returned to original southbound service
#135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express
Returned to original southbound service
#136 Clarendon/LaSalle Express
Returned to original southbound service
#151 Sheridan
New routing affecting southbound service
#156 LaSalle
New routing affecting northbound PM service
Returned to original southbound routing
 
CTA is alerting customers to these upcoming service changes via signs posted at bus stops in the downtown area along all affected routes. Customers are encouraged to visit transitchicago.com or by following CTA on Facebook or Twitter (@CTA) for timely system travel updates and alerts. 
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

For more detailed information on what changes are going to occur along the 15 affected routes, please visit transitchicago.com/wacker.
 
To receive timely updates on bus and rail service, customers can connect with the CTA via social media or sign up to receive subscription text/email alerts by visiting transitchicago.com/social.
 
For details about all CTA service, customers can also call 312-836-7000. 
 
For construction updates and project news regarding the Revive Wacker Drive, Part 2 project, please visit the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) website at wackerdrive.org.
 
 
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