Blue Line Service between Addison and Montrose Temporarily Suspended this Weekend for Slow Zone Work

September 17, 2008

Rail service between the Addison and Montrose Blue Line stations will be temporarily suspended from 9 p.m. Friday, September 19 to 3 a.m. Monday, September 22 in order to replace deteriorated rail ties, tie plates and spikes.

Bus shuttles will operate as a substitute for rail service between the Addison and Montrose stations.

In addition, CTA personnel will be available to direct customers to awaiting buses. Customers should allow extra travel time.

Alternate service for customers with disabilities
Because the Montrose and Addison stations are not equipped with an elevator, southbound customers who need an elevator to access rail service should board the CTA shuttle bus at Jefferson Park, which will stop at Montrose, Irving Park and Addison stations and then proceed to the accessible Logan Square station.

Northbound customers are advised to exit at Logan Square rather than traveling to Addison, where they can board a CTA shuttle bus to the accessible Jefferson Park station.

Customers with disabilities also have the option of boarding a #56 Milwaukee bus which operates between the Logan Square and Jefferson Park stations.

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