EVENTS AFFECTING CTA SERVICE BEGINNING THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 8 - 10

April 7, 2005
4/7/05

Late Night Single Track in Effect on Red Line over the WeekendDue to the rehabilitation of the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, single track service will be in effect northbound between 33rd and 15th Streets from 8 p.m. Friday, April 8 until 8 a.m. Saturday, April 9 and again in the same location southbound from 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9 until noon Sunday, April 10.

Late Night Single Track in Effect on Red Line Monday and Tuesday NightsSingle track service will be in effect southbound between 45th and 55th Streets from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. Monday night, April 11 and Tuesday night, April 12.

Late Night Single Track in Effect on O'Hare Branch of the Blue Line for Subway Sewer Cleaning Friday and SaturdaySingle track service will be in effect northbound between Grand and Damen from 10 p.m. Friday, April 8 until 6 a.m. Saturday, April 9 and again from 10 p.m. Saturday, April 9 until 6 a.m. Sunday, April 10. Customers should allow extra travel time.

Armitage Station Platform and Stairway Temporarily Close for Maintenance on SundayThe northbound platform and stairway at the Armitage station on the Brown Line will temporarily be closed from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, April 10. As a result, northbound trains will not stop at Armitage. Customers traveling north to Armitage are encouraged to travel to Fullerton and transfer to a southbound train back to Armitage. Southbound service will not be affected.

Overnight Track Maintenance Temporarily Closes Three Northbound Red Line Platforms Beginning SundayTrack maintenance on the north end of the Red Line will take place each night from Sunday, April 10 through Thursday, April 14. As a result, northbound trains will not stop at the Bryn Mawr, Thorndale and Granville stations from 9 p.m. until 4 a.m. During these hours, customers wishing to exit at those stations will need to travel to the Loyola station and transfer to southbound trains and travel back to those stations. Customers should allow extra travel time.

Jeffery Closes for Sewer Construction Beginning TuesdayJeffery will be closed between 87th and 93rd Streets from 4 a.m. Tuesday, April 12 through July 15. #14 Jeffery Express and #15 Jeffery Local buses will operate in both directions via Jeffery, 93rd, Stony Island, 87th, back to Jeffery then resume the regular route.

Lake Red Line Subway Entrance Temporarily Closed for RenovationsThe Lake Street station entrance to the Red Line temporarily is closed from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights, and from 9 p.m. Friday night through 5 a.m. Monday morning until late summer 2005. During these hours trains will not stop at this station. Customers are encouraged to use the adjacent Red Line subway station at Washington and to allow extra travel time.

Trains continue to stop at the Lake subway station during weekday hours.Customers wishing to exit at the north end of the Lake station should walk north and use the newly renovated stairway. They also may enter and exit at the Randolph/Washington exit at the south end of the station.

69th Street Closed for CSX Railroad Viaduct Repairs 69th Street is closed between Hamilton and Bell through Friday, April 15. #67 67th/69th/71st buses are operating in both directions via 69th, Damen, Marquette, Western, to 71st, then resuming the regular route.

Bridge Repairs and Testing for the Upcoming Boating Season Continue Next WeekThe Grand Avenue bridge will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12. The closure will affect buses on the #65 Grand route.

The Chicago Avenue bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. The closure will affect buses on the #66 Chicago route.

For details about CTA routes and schedules, call 836-7000 (all local area codes) or visit www.transitchicago.com.

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