October 8, 1999

A dozen CTA bus lines that operate on or cross Dearborn Street downtown will be detoured Monday, October 11, starting around 12:30 p.m., for the annual Columbus Day Parade. The line of march will be south on Dearborn from Wacker to Van Buren.

Bus lines affected by the parade include the #1 Indiana/Hyde Park, #7 Harrison, #20 Madison, #22 Clark, #24 Wentworth, #36 Broadway, #56 Milwaukee, #60 Blue Island/26th, #62 Archer, #126 Jackson, #151 Sheridan (Union Station) and #157 Streeterville.

#22 Clark, #24 Wentworth, #36 Broadway and #62 Archer buses that normally use Dearborn through the downtown area will be detoured northbound onto State Street.

#7 Harrison, #20 Madison, #60 Blue Island/26th and #126 Jackson buses that enter the Loop from the west will operate east only to LaSalle or Clark before turning back west over their regular routes. #1 Indiana/Hyde Park buses from the South Side will operate west on Adams only to State before returning south via Jackson and Michigan.

#56 Milwaukee, #151 Sheridan and #157 Streeterville buses, which serve the Ogilvie Transportation Center (NorthWestern Station) and/or Union Station will operate around the parade area, using LaSalle to cross the Chicago River northbound and Clark southbound before returning to their regular routes.

For details about all CTA service, call 836-7000 (any local area code).

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