EVENTS AFFECTING CTA SERVICE BEGINNING THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 25 - 27

March 24, 2005
3/24/05

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 69th and 63rd Streets from 8 p.m. Friday, March 25 until 8 a.m. Saturday, March 26.

Late Night Single Track in Effect on Red Line Monday through Next ThursdaySingle track service will be in effect northbound between 55th and 45th Streets from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. Monday night, March 28; Tuesday night, March 29; and Wednesday night, March 30. Single track service will be in effect from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. southbound between 63rd and 69th Streets Thursday night, March 31.

Lake Red Line Subway Entrance Temporarily Closed for RenovationsThe Lake Street station entrance to the Red Line is temporarily 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.

Crane Removal Detours #65 Grand Buses over the WeekendThe dismantling of a construction crane at 330 West Grand will cause westbound #65 Grand buses to be rerouted from 4 a.m. Saturday, March 26 until 6 p.m. Sunday, March 27. Westbound buses will operate via Grand, LaSalle, Illinois, Orleans, back to Grand, then resume the regular route. Eastbound service will not be affected.

#10 Museum of Science & Industry Route Extends Hours for Visitors on Spring BreakTo accommodate longer hours at the Museum of Science and Industry, #10 Museum of Science & Industry buses will operate every 30 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays over the weekends of March 26 - 27 and April 2 - 3 until 4:25 p.m. from Chestnut/Lake Shore Drive to the museum and until 6:10 p.m. from the museum to Chestnut/Lake Shore Drive.

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, March 27 through Thursday, March 31. As a result, northbound trains will not stop at the Wilson, Lawrence and Argyle 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 Berwyn station and transfer to southbound trains and travel back to those stations. Customers should allow extra travel time.

Diversey Closed for Sewer Work Diversey is closed westbound at Wolcott until 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31. Westbound #76 Diversey buses are operating via Diversey, Ashland, Fullerton, Clybourn, back to Diversey, then resuming the regular route.

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 LaSalle bridge will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. The closure will affect buses on the #134 LaSalle/Stockton Express, #135 Wilson/LaSalle Express, #136 Sheridan/LaSalle Express and #156 LaSalle routes.

The Loomis bridge will be closed from 1 a.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday, March 31. The closure will affect buses on the #9 Ashland route.

The Clark bridge will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31. The closure will affect buses on the #22 Clark route.

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

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