Events Affecting CTA Service Beginning the Weekend of July 8 - 10

July 7, 2005
7/7/05

Late Night Single Track in Effect on Red Line over the WeekendDue to track maintenance on the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, single track service will be in effect southbound between 23rd and 45th Streets from 8 p.m. Friday, July 8 until 8 a.m. Saturday, July 9 and again in the same location northbound from 8 p.m. Saturday, July 9 until noon Sunday, July 10.

Late Night Single Track in Effect on Red Line Next WeekDue to track maintenance on the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, single track service will be in effect northbound between 94th and 87th Streets from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. Monday night, July 11 and Tuesday night, July 12 and southbound in the same location during the same hours Wednesday night, July 13 and Thursday night, July 14.

Overnight Track Maintenance Temporarily Closes Northbound Red Line Platforms Beginning TonightTrack maintenance on the north end of the Red Line will take place from 9 p.m. Thursday, July 7 until 4 a.m. Friday, July 8. As a result, northbound trains will not stop at the Bryn Mawr, Thorndale and Granville stations. During these hours, customers who wish to exit at those stations will need to travel to the Loyola station and transfer to southbound trains back to those stations.

Additionally, track maintenance on the north end of the Red Line will take place from 11 p.m. Friday, July 8 until 5 a.m. Saturday, July 9. As a result, southbound trains will not stop at the Jarvis, Morse, Loyola, Granville, Thorndale and Bryn Mawr stations. During these hours, customers who wish to exit at those stations will need to travel to the Berwyn station and transfer to northbound trains back to those stations.

Continuing track maintenance on the north end of the Red Line will take place from 10:30 p.m. until 4 a.m. each night from Sunday night, July 10 through Wednesday night, July 13. As a result, southbound trains will not stop at the Argyle and Lawrence stations. During these hours, customers who wish to exit at those stations will need to travel to the Wilson station and transfer to northbound trains back to those stations.

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 Mannheim and O'Hare from 10 p.m. Friday, July 8 until 6 a.m. Saturday, July 9 and again during the same hours southbound from 10 p.m. Saturday, July 9 until 6 a.m. Sunday, July 10.

Single Track in Effect on the Purple Line SaturdayDue to track maintenance on the Purple Line, single track service will be in effect northbound between Milburn and Linden from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 9.

Division Closes for Farmers Market on Saturdays through October 22Division will be closed between State and Clark for the Near North Farmers Market from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. each Saturday through October 22. Southbound #36 Broadway buses will operate via Division, Clark, Maple to State, then resume the regular route. Northbound buses will operate via State, Elm back to Clark, then resume the regular route.

Eastbound #70 Division buses will operate via Division, Clark, Maple to Dearborn, then resume the regular route. Westbound service will not be affected.

Structure Maintenance Temporarily Closes Southbound Montrose Brown Line Platform and Stairway SundayStructure maintenance on the Brown Line will take place from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, July 10. As a result, southbound trains will not stop at the Montrose station. During these hours, customers who wish to exit at Montrose will need to travel to the Irving Park station and transfer to northbound trains back to Montrose.

Late Night Single Track in Effect on Forest Park Branch of the Blue Line Beginning MondayDue to track maintenance, single track service will be in effect westbound from 1:30 a.m. until 4:30 a.m. at various locations from Monday night, July 11 through Thursday night, July 14. Monday night's single track location is between Morgan and Kedzie. Tuesday night's single track is between Western and Pulaski. Wednesday's single track is between Kedzie and Lavergne, and Thursday's single track is between Pulaski and Lombard.

State Street Closed for Construction State Street is closed northbound only between 91st and 87th Streets through Tuesday, August 2. Northbound #29 State buses are operating via State, 91st, Indiana, 87th, back to State, then resuming the regular route. Southbound service is not affected.

33rd Street Entrance at Sox-35th Red Line Station Temporarily Closed for Renovations As part of the ongoing renovation of the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, the 33rd Street entrance is closed until late October of this year. Customers are encouraged to use the 35th Street entrance to the station while the work is completed.

26th Street Closed for Railroad Viaduct Repairs26th Street is closed between Kostner and Ogden until Tuesday, November 1. #60 Blue Island buses are operating in both directions via 26th, Kostner, Ogden, back to 26th, then resuming the regular route.

Lake Red Line Subway Entrance Temporarily Closed for RenovationsThe Lake Street station entrance to the Red Line is temporarily closed and is available as an exit only until late summer. Customers are encouraged to use the adjacent Red Line subway station entrance at Washington.

Trains continue to stop at the Lake Street subway station during all hours.Customers who wish 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.

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

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