EVENTS AFFECTING CTA SERVICE STARTING THE WEEKEND OF MAY 16 – 18

May 15, 2003
5/15/03

Weekend Service to Grant Park Museums (Updated)Service on the #130 Grant Park Treasures bus route between Ogilvie Transportation Center (North Western Station), Union Station and the downtown lakefront museums has resumed and will run on weekends and holidays through Labor Day, September 1. #130 buses will leave westbound on Madison from the Ogilvie Transportation Center every 15 minutes beginning at 9:20 a.m. on Saturdays and at 10:20 a.m. on Sundays/holidays. After stopping at Union Station on Jackson at Canal, #130 buses will operate via Jackson, State, Congress, Michigan, Balbo and Roosevelt to the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium. Return trips from the planetarium to the rail stations run until 6:05 p.m.

Crane Closes Adams SaturdayA parked crane will close Adams between State and Dearborn from 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 17 until 6 a.m. Monday, May 19. Westbound #126 Jackson and Southbound/Westbound #151 Sheridan buses will operate via State, Madison, Clark and back to Adams then resume the regular route.

Lakeview Mayfest Run May Cause Service Delays Saturday MorningThe Lakeview Mayfest 5K Run will take place between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday in the West Lakeview neighborhood. Runners will cross Belmont at Paulina twice during the race, which could cause delays on the #77 Belmont bus route.

Damen Closed for Rehab of the Cermak (Douglas) Branch of the Blue Line Damen will be closed between Cullerton and 21st Street due to the ongoing renovation of the Blue Line this weekend and next. #50 Damen buses will be rerouted in both directions via Cermak, Ashland, 18th Street and Damen then resume the regular route. Damen is expected to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, May 19 and Monday, May 26.

103rd Street Closed Weekdays from St. Lawrence to Cottage Grove until June 12Construction has closed 103rd Street eastbound only, from St. Lawrence to Cottage Grove. Closures are in effect weekdays only from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eastbound #106 East 103rd buses are operating via King Drive to 107th to Cottage Grove to 103rd then resuming the regular route.

Main Course Race May Cause Service Delays Sunday MorningThe Main Course 10K Run will take place near the lakefront and will close Roosevelt Road between Michigan and Lake Shore Drive and the northbound lanes of Michigan between Balbo and Roosevelt from 7 a.m. until 8:15 a.m. Service delays may affect the #3 King Drive, #4 Cottage Grove, #6 Jeffery Express, #12 Roosevelt and #146 Marine/Michigan Express.

Northbound #3 and #4 buses will operate via Roosevelt, State, Congress and Michigan then resume the regular route.

Northbound #6 buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, Jackson and Michigan then resume the regular route. Southbound #6 buses will operate via Michigan and Congress to Lake Shore Drive then resume the regular route.

Eastbound #12 buses will operate via Roosevelt, Michigan, 14th Street, Wabash and back to Roosevelt to resume the regular route.

Southbound #146 buses will operate via Michigan, Congress, Lake Shore Drive and McFetridge then resume the regular route. Northbound #146 buses will operate via McFetridge, Lake Shore Drive, Balbo, Michigan, Congress and State then resume the regular route.

Helicopter Lift Closes Dearborn and Adams Sunday MorningA helicopter lift at 131 South Dearborn will close Dearborn between Monroe and Jackson and Adams between State and Clark from 7a.m. until 9 a.m. #22 Clark, #36 Broadway and #62 Archer buses will be rerouted northbound via Jackson, State, Madison to Dearborn then resume the regular route.

#126 Jackson buses will operate via Adams, State, Madison, Clark and back to Adams to resume the regular route.

Southbound #151 Sheridan buses will operate via State, Madison, Clark and Adams then resume the regular route.

Alivio y Salud Run for Health May Cause Service Delays in Pilsen Sunday MorningThe Alivio y Salud Run for Health will take place in the Pilsen neighborhood Sunday, May 18 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Runners will assemble on 18th Street between Damen and Wolcott. The course is east on 18th Street to Ashland, south to Blue Island Avenue, southwest to Claremont, north to 24th Place, east to Oakley, north to Cermak Road, east to Wolcott and north to the finish line at Harrison Park.

#18 16th/18th bus route will operate in both directions via Ashland, Roosevelt, Western and 16th Street then resume the regular route.

The following CTA bus routes may experience some delays as a result of the race: #9 Ashland, #21 Cermak, #X21 Cermak Express, #50 Damen and #60 Blue Island/26th.

Sewer Construction Closes Montrose Monday Montrose will be closed eastbound only between Lincoln and Damen from 9 a.m. Monday, May 19 until 3 p.m. Friday, May 23 for sewer construction at Hoyne. Eastbound #78 Montrose buses will operate via Lincoln, Irving Park, Ashland and Montrose then resume the regular route.

Helicopter Lift Closes Stockton Tuesday MorningA helicopter lift at 345 West Fullerton will close Stockton between Fullerton and Cannon. Fullerton between Lincoln Park West and Lakeview and Commonwealth at Belden also will be closed from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. #151 Sheridan and #156 LaSalle buses will be rerouted in both directions via Fullerton, Cannon and back to Stockton to resume the regular route.

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