BUD BILLIKEN PARADE SATURDAY DETOURS SIX CTA BUS LINES

August 12, 1999
08/12/99

CTA's #3 King Drive buses and five routes that cross King Drive between 35th Street and Garfield Boulevard will be detoured Saturday, August 14, for the annual Bud Billiken Parade. The parade is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. and proceed south on King Drive from 35th to 51st before disbanding in Washington Park.

#3 King Drive buses will operate around the parade area, using Michigan southbound between 31st and 61st, and Indiana northbound from 61st to 31st before returning to King Drive.

#28 Stony Island buses will operate west on 47th only to Vincennes before turning back to make trips east and south.

The #43 43rd route will be divided into two segments, with buses from the east end of the route running only to Forrestville, and buses from the west serving stops east to Calumet before turning back the way they came.

#47 47th Street buses will operate east to Prairie before turning back west over the regular route.

The #51 51st route will be split into two segments, with buses from the east operating on Hyde Park Boulevard only to Drexel Square, and buses from the west going east on 51st to Calumet before turning back in the other direction.

#55 Garfield buses will operate around the parade area, detouring from Garfield eastbound via Michigan, 61st and Cottage Grove to 55th. Westbound buses will turn south from 55th at Cottage Grove and return to Garfield via 60th and Indiana.

All detours are subject to change as conditions warrant at the discretion of CTA supervisors on the scene.

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