A 130 bus near downtown

Downtown bus reroutes for summer 2024 events

The start of the summer events season in downtown Chicago is just around the corner. Street closures associated with events such as Sueños Music Festival, NASCAR Chicago Street Race and Lollapalooza will roll out in phases starting May 14, 2024.

The first phase requires temporary street closures on Columbus and Balbo in the area around Grant Park.

Phase 1: Balbo and Columbus closed (May 14 – August 18, 2024)

Reroute details have changed; information will be updated here with new details as soon as possible. (5/22/2024)

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Brown Line
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Green Line
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Orange Line
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Pink Line
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Purple Line
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Yellow Line
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