EVENTS AFFECTING CTA SERVICE STARTING THE WEEKEND OF JANUARY 24 - 26

January 23, 2003
1/23/03

Construction Closes Western from 21st to 19th Over the Weekend Construction on the Cermak (Douglas) Branch of the Blue Line will close Western between 21st and 19th from 7 p.m. Friday, January 24 until 6 a.m. Monday, January 27. #49 Western and #X49 Western Express buses will be detoured northbound via Cermak, Hoyne and 19th back to Western, and southbound via 18th, Hoyne and Cermak to Western.

Structural Work Affects Brown Line Service Sunday, January 26Structural work will require Brown Line trains in both directions to use a single track while serving the stations at Damen, Montrose and Irving Park Sunday, January 26 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. During this period, trains will operate every 15 minutes instead of 10 minutes apart along the entire line.

Construction Closes Damen from Cermak to 18th Nightly January 27- 31Construction on the Cermak (Douglas) Branch of the Blue Line will close Damen between Cermak and 18th from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. nightly Monday, January 27 through Friday, January 31. #50 Damen buses will be detoured off Damen in both directions via Cermak, Western, 18th and Damen.

Track Work Affects Forest Park Blue Line Service Nightly January 27- 30 Track work on the Forest Park Branch of the Blue Line will require trains in both directions to use a single track while serving the stations at LaSalle, Clinton and Halsted from 9 p.m. until 4:30 a.m. nightly from Monday, January 27 through Thursday, January 30. Customers should allow extra time for their trips.

For more information about CTA service, call 836-7000 (all local area codes) or visit the CTA web site at www.transitchicago.com.

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