EVENTS AFFECTING CTA SERVICE BEGINNING THE WEEKEND OF AUGUST 22 – 24

August 21, 2003
8/21/03

California Closes for Repairs on the O'Hare Branch of the Blue LineCalifornia will be closed between Milwaukee and Palmer from 7 a.m. Friday, August 22 until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, August 24 while repairs are made to the elevated structure at California and Milwaukee along the O'Hare Branch of the Blue Line. #52 Kedzie/California buses will operate in both directions via Armitage, Western, Milwaukee, back to California then resume the regular route.

Halsted Closes for the ?Taste of Greece? FestivalHalsted will be closed between Monroe and Van Buren from 4 a.m. Saturday, August 23 until 3 a.m. Monday, August 25 for the ?Taste of Greece? Festival. Northbound #8 Halsted buses will operate via Harrison, Jefferson, Madison, back to Halsted then resume the regular route. Southbound #8 buses will operate via Washington, Clinton, Harrison, back to Halsted then resume the regular route.

Eastbound #126 Jackson buses will operate via Morgan, Harrison, Jefferson, back to Jackson then resume the regular route. Westbound #126 buses will operate via Clinton, Harrison, Morgan, back to Van Buren then resume the regular route.

Chicago Avenue Bridge Closed for Cleaning beginning MondayThe Chicago Avenue bridge over the north branch of the Chicago River will be closed daily from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Monday, August 25 through Friday, August 29 for cleaning. #66 Chicago buses will operate in both directions via Halsted, Division, Crosby, Larrabee, back to Chicago then resume the regular route.

Construction Closes 103rd until the End of SeptemberStreet reconstruction has closed the eastbound lanes of 103rd Street between Dauphin and Cottage Grove. The closure is expected to last until September 30.#106 East 103rd buses will operate eastbound via King Drive, 107th, Cottage Grove, back to 103rd then resume the regular route.

Sewer Work Closes Devon Sewer construction has closed Devon at Richmond until Tuesday, August 26. #155 Devon buses will operate in both directions via Kedzie, Lincoln, Peterson, California, back to Devon then resume the regular route.

Movie Filming Closes 79th Street until Mid-September The filming of ?Barbershop 2? will close 79th Street between Escanaba and Exchange intermittently for 16 days until Wednesday, September 17. On the affected dates, the closures will occur from approximately 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. #79 79th buses will be rerouted in both directions via Yates, 75th, South Shore Drive, back to 79th then resume the regular route. Due to weather and other circumstances, these dates are subject to change.

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

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