18 CTA Bus Routes Detoured Thursday Night for the Annual J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge

May 25, 2011
On Thursday, May 26 from 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., several downtown streets will be closed for the annual J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge. As a result, 18 routes in the vicinity of the race will be detoured to adjacent streets while other buses operating in the downtown/Loop area may experience delays. The race begins at 7:10 p.m. 
The course route will close: Congress Plaza; Congress Drive between Michigan and Columbus; Columbus Drive between Wacker and Roosevelt; lower Randolph between Columbus and Lake Shore Drive; and Wacker Drive between Lake Shore Drive and Columbus.
The following 18 CTA routes are expected to be detoured to adjacent streets:

#2 Hyde Park Express
#60 Blue Island/26th
#3 King Drive
#124 Navy Pier
#4 Cottage Grove
#126 Jackson
#6 Jackson Park Express
#134 Stockton/LaSalle Express
#7 Harrison
#135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express
#14 Jeffery Express
#136 Sheridan/LaSalle Express
#18 16th/18th
#143 Stockton/Michigan Express
#26 South Shore Express
#147 Outer Drive Express
#X28 Stony Island Express
#192 U of Chicago Hospitals Express

CTA is advising customers to allow extra travel time. To speed travel, customers are encouraged to buy farecards in advance with sufficient value or to add enough value to their existing farecards (either the Chicago Card or magnetic strip farecard) for their return trips later in the day.
Estimated arrival times for buses that are temporarily rerouted may not be available via the Bus Tracker website.
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