Events Affecting CTA Service Beginning the Weekend of September 30 - October 2

September 29, 2005
9/29/05

Homan Closed for Sewer Work The block from 1332 to 1433 North Homan is closed through 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 12. #82 Kimball/Homan buses are operating in both directions via Homan, Division, Kedzie, North, back to Kimball, then resuming the regular route.

Racine Closed for Street Reconstruction Racine is closed between Arthington and Roosevelt from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays until Friday, October 21. #60 Blue Island/26th buses are operating in both directions via Racine, Roosevelt, Loomis to Harrison, then resuming the regular route.

Late Night Single Track in Effect on Forest Park Branch of the Blue Line Beginning SaturdayDue to track maintenance, single track service will be in effect westbound between Morgan and Kedzie from 1:30 a.m. until 4:30 a.m. Saturday, October 1.

Single track service will be in effect from 11 p.m. until 4:30 a.m. each night at various points along the track from Sunday night, October 2 through Thursday night, October 6.

Sunday night's single track is westbound between Western and Pulaski. Monday night's single track is westbound between Kedzie and Lavergne. Tuesday night's single track is westbound between Pulaski and Lombard. Wednesday night's single track is westbound between Lavergne and Harlem. Thursday night's single track is eastbound between Lombard and Lavergne.

Race for the Cure 5K Run/Walk May Cause Intermittent Service Delays SaturdayColumbus will be closed between Congress and Roosevelt, and Balbo will be closed between Michigan and Lake Shore Drive from 4 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, October 1. During the race, buses on the #3 King Drive, #4 Cottage Grove, #6 Jackson Park Express, #10 Museum of Science & Industry, #12 Roosevelt, #14 Jeffery Express, #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express and #147 Outer Drive Express may experience intermittent service delays.

Helicopter Lift Temporarily Closes Several Loop Streets and Red Line Subway Entrances SundayA helicopter lift at 8 West Monroe will temporarily close Washington between Dearborn and State; Madison between Dearborn and Wabash; and State between Washington and Adams; and four Red Line subway entrances on both sides of State between Madison and Monroe from 8 a.m. until noon Sunday, October 2.

Red Line customers should use station entrances at Adams or Washington.

Buses on the #10 Museum of Science & Industry, #14 Jeffery Express, #20 Madison, #29 State, #56 Milwaukee, #60 Blue Island/26th, #62 Archer, #124 Navy Pier, #145 Wilson/Michigan Express, #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express, #147 Outer Drive Express and #151 Sheridan routes may experience intermittent service delays or be detoured to adjacent streets for the duration of the lift.

Maintenance Temporarily Closes Platform and Stairway on Brown Line's Paulina Station SundayMaintenance work will require temporary closure of the northbound Paulina platform and stairway on the Brown Line from 6:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, October 2. As a result, northbound trains will not stop at Paulina during these hours. Northbound customers who wish to exit at Paulina will need to travel to the Addison station and transfer to southbound trains back to Paulina.

Additionally, Paulina Street will be closed between Rockwell and Cornelia from 6:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday.

Single Track in Effect on Green Line SundayDue to track maintenance, single track service will be in effect between northbound between 59th Street and Union from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, October 2.

Late Night Single Track in Red Line Subway for Sewer Cleaning SundaySingle track service will be in effect southbound between Clybourn and Grand from11 p.m. Sunday, October 2 until 4 a.m. Monday, October 3.

Red Line Work:
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 southbound between 63rd and 79th Streets from 8 p.m. Friday, September 30 until 8 a.m. Saturday, October 1.

Single track service will be in effect northbound between 69th Street and Garfield from 8 p.m. Saturday, October 1 until noon Sunday, October 2. When completed, customers will experience more reliable service and improved stations.

Late Night Single Track in Effect on Red Line Next WeekSingle track service will be in effect northbound between Garfield and 45th Street from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. Monday night, October 3 and Tuesday night, October 4 and southbound in the same location during the same hours Wednesday night, October 5 and Thursday night, October 6. When completed, customers will experience more reliable service and improved stations.

Maintenance Temporarily Closes Red Line Platform over the WeekendPlatform rehabilitation will temporarily close the southbound platform at the 69th station on the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, October 1. As a result, southbound customers who wish to exit at 69th will need to travel to 79th and transfer to northbound trains back to 69th.

Overnight Track Maintenance Temporarily Closes Three Southbound Red Line Platforms Beginning SundayTrack maintenance on the north end of the Red Line will take place from 9 p.m. until 4 a.m. each night from Sunday, October 2 through Thursday, October 6. As a result, southbound trains will not stop at the Jarvis, Morse and Loyola stations. During these hours, customers who wish to exit at those stations will need to travel to the Granville station and transfer to northbound trains back to those stations.

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

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