July 13, 2001

Eastbound Buses Detoured off Armitage at Cicero Starting Friday, July 13
Street construction will detour #73 Armitage buses off Armitage eastbound at Cicero for about 90 days, starting Friday, July 13. During this time, eastbound #73 buses will operate south from Armitage via Cicero to Grand, go southeast to Kostner and north back to Armitage. Westbound service will not be affected.

New Entrance Opens at O'Hare Branch Western Blue Line Station July 14
The reconstructed entrance to the Western station on the O'Hare branch of the Blue Line will open for service at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 14. Temporary entrances to each platform on the west side of Western will be closed, and all customers will use the new entrance on the east side of the street to reach both platforms.

Extra Service for Mexican President's Visit Sunday, July 15
Extra service will be provided on two 'L' lines and six bus lines for the visit of Mexican President Vicente Fox Sunday, July 15, to Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood.

Maintenance Work Affects Blue Line
Trains at California Sunday, July 15Maintenance work will require trains to use a single track while serving the California station on the O'Hare branch of the Blue Line from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, July 15. The regular Sunday schedule will remain in effect.

Late Night Track Work Affects Red Line North of Sheridan July 16 - 19
Track work will require Red Line trains northbound from Sheridan to bypass stations at Wilson, Lawrence and Argyle from 10 p.m. until 4:30 a.m. nightly, Monday, July 16, through early Thursday, July 19. Customers traveling north from these stations should take a southbound train to Sheridan and change to a northbound train. Customers on northbound trains intending to exit at these stations should ride north to Berwyn and change to a southbound train.

Overnight Track Work Affects Forest Park Branch of Blue Line July 16 - 21
A tie replacement project will require trains to use a single track while serving the Austin station on the Forest Park branch of the Blue Line from 9 p.m. until 4 a.m. Monday, July 16, through early Saturday, July 21.

CTA Buses To Bypass Stops at Jackson When Garage Work Starts July 23
CTA buses that operate on Michigan between Adams and Van Buren will bypass north- and southbound stops at Jackson when reconstruction of the Grant Park South Garage reduces traffic lanes on Michigan in both directions starting Monday, July 23. After Van Buren, the next stop for northbound buses will be at Adams. The last stop before the construction zone for southbound buses will be mid-block between Madison and Monroe. The next stop will be mid-block between Van Buren and Congress.

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