EVENTS AFFECTING CTA SERVICE STARTING THE WEEKEND OF AUGUST 23 - 25

August 22, 2002
8/25/02

Buses Detoured for Weekend Construction on Kedzie at 19th Construction work will close Kedzie between 19th and 21st from 2 a.m. Thursday, August 22, until 5 a.m. Monday, August 26. #52 Kedzie/California buses will be detoured off Kedzie in both directions via Cermak, California and Ogden.

Cleaning Affects Red Line Subway Overnight Friday and SaturdaySewer cleaning in the State Street subway will require Red Line trains to use a single track between Lake and Roosevelt from 11 p.m. Friday, August 23 until 7 a.m. Saturday, August 24, and during the same period overnight Saturday. Trains will operate every 15 minutes in both directions while serving the stations at Lake, Washington, Monroe, Jackson, Harrison and Roosevelt.

Greektown Festival Closes Halsted at Monroe Saturday and SundayThe Taste of Greece Festival will close Halsted between Monroe and Van Buren from 3 a.m. Saturday, August 24 until midnight Sunday, August 25. #8 Halsted buses will be detoured southbound via Washington, Desplaines and Harrison to Halsted, and northbound via Harrison, Jefferson and Madison to Halsted. #126 Jackson buses will operate west via Van Buren, Desplaines, Harrison and Morgan to Van Buren, and east via Jackson, Morgan, Harrison and Jefferson back to Jackson.

Lakeview Festival Closes Clark at Addison Saturday and SundayThe Lakeview Festival will close Clark between Addison and Sheffield from 4 a.m. Saturday, August 24 until 4 a.m. Monday, August 26. #22 Clark buses will be detoured off Clark in both directions via Addison and Sheffield to Clark.

Taste of 63rd Street Festival Closes 63rd at Western SaturdayThe Taste of 63rd Street Festival will close 63rd from Western to Maplewood Saturday, August 24, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. #63 63rd buses will be detoured off 63rd in both directions via Western, Marquette and California back to 63rd.

Extra Service for Viva Festival in Grant Park Saturday and SundayExtra CTA buses will be provided for the annual Viva Chicago Latin Music Festival in Grant Park Saturday and Sunday, August 24 and 25.

Mrs. T's Triathalon Closes Columbus at Balbo Saturday and Sunday Buses on the #6 Jeffery Express, #10 Museum of Science and Industry, #130 Grant Park Treasures and #146 Marine/Michigan Express routes will use Michigan instead of Columbus between Balbo and Roosevelt from 3 p.m. Saturday, August 24, until 7 p.m. Sunday, August 25 for Mrs. T's Triathalon race.

North End of Brown Line Affected by Maintenance Work Sunday Morning Maintenance work will affect Brown Line service between Irving Park and Western Sunday, August 25, from 5 a.m. until noon. Trains will use a single track while serving the stations at Irving Park, Montrose, Damen and Western. From 5 a.m. until 7 a.m. Sunday, the Rockwell and Francisco stations will also be affected.

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