Annual J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge Detours 17 Downtown Bus Routes on Thursday

May 26, 2010
On Thursday, May 27 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, 17 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: Michigan Avenue between Congress and Roosevelt; Congress Plaza; 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 17 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
 

 
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 web site.
 
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