January 15, 2004

Bus Turnaround at Peggy Notebaert Museum Closes for Tree RecyclingThe bus turnaround in front of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park will be closed from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, January 17 for holiday tree recycling sponsored by the City Department of Streets and Sanitation. #77 Belmont buses that ordinarily use the turnaround will operate in both directions via Cannon, Fullerton, Stockton, Cannon, back to Lake Shore Drive West and then resume the regular route. Stops near the museum may be made by customer request.

Diversey Closed for Department of Water Management Work Diversey is closed eastbound only at Lawndale until 3 p.m. Saturday for work being done by the City Department of Water Management. Eastbound #76 Diversey buses will operate via Pulaski, Belmont, Milwaukee, Central Park, back to Diversey then resume the regular route. Westbound service will not be affected.

Franklin/Orleans Bridge over the Chicago River Closed for Repairs The Franklin/Orleans bridge over the Chicago River is closed from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. until Friday, January 16. Some rush hour trips on northbound #37 Sedgwick/Ogden and #125 Water Tower Express buses will be affected. Affected trips will operate via Wacker, LaSalle, Hubbard, back to Orleans then resume the regular route.

Skokie Bus Terminal Reopens MondayCTA and Pace buses will begin using the newly rebuilt bus terminal at Dempster at the end of the Yellow Line beginning at 4 a.m. Monday, January 19. The terminal serves CTA Routes #97 Skokie and #54A North Cicero/Skokie Boulevard as well as Pace routes #250 and #626. During construction, buses had been stopping on Dempster in front of the station.

Division Bridge over the Chicago River Closes for Repairs MidweekThe Division Street bridge over the Chicago River North Branch Canal at 829 West Division will be closed for repairs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday, January 21 through Friday, January 23 and again from Wednesday, January 28 through Friday, January 30. #70 Division buses will operate in both directions via Elston, Milwaukee, Chicago, Halsted, back to Division then resume the regular route.

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

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