EVENTS AFFECTING CTA SERVICE STARTING THE WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 26-28

October 25, 2001
10/25/01

Sewer Work Affects Forest Park Blue Line Trains Late Friday and Saturday Sewer cleaning from LaSalle to Morgan will require trains on the Forest Park Branch of the Blue Line to use a single track while serving the LaSalle, Clinton and UIC-Halsted stations from 10 p.m. Friday, October 26, until 6 a.m., Saturday October 27, and during the same hours Saturday night into Sunday morning. During this period, customers should allow extra time to complete their trips.

Extra Buses Will Serve United Center for Bob Dylan Concert Saturday NightCTA will operate its #19 United Center Express buses to the United Center for the Bob Dylan concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 27. Fully accessible #19 buses will operate south on Michigan from Chicago about every 12 minutes, starting at 6 p.m. and continuing until about 8:15 p.m. Stops are made on Michigan at Illinois and Randolph, and on Madison at Wabash, State, Wells and Clinton. After the concert, #19 buses make all stops through the Loop east on Washington and north on Michigan to Chicago.

Signal Work Affects Red Line Subway Early Sunday MorningSignal work in the State Street subway will require Red Line trains to use a single track from 1 a.m. until 7 a.m. Sunday, October 28, while serving stations at Roosevelt, Harrison, Jackson, Monroe, Washington and Lake.

Helicopter Lifts Will Affect Some Downtown Buses Briefly Sunday MorningSeven CTA bus routes will be affected briefly Sunday morning, October 28, while helicopters lift equipment around sites in the downtown area. The work will be done between 7 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Helicopters will be operating in the vicinity of 520 N. Michigan, 300 E. Illinois and 525 W. Van Buren. The affected routes include #29 State, #56 Milwaukee, #65 Grand, #66 Chicago, #126 Jackson, #146 Marine/Michigan Express and #151 Sheridan.

Viaduct Work Detours Buses Off 63rd at Damen October 30 - 31 Railroad viaduct construction on 63rd Street between Hamilton and Bell will detour #63 63rd buses Tuesday and Wednesday, October 30-31, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. via Damen, 59th and Western back to 63rd in both directions.

Railroad Crossing Work Detours Buses At 103rd/Vincennes Oct. 31 ? Nov. 8 Repair work will close the railroad crossing on 103rd at Vincennes from Wednesday, October 31, through Thursday, November 8, detouring #103 West 103rd buses in both directions via Halsted, 107th and Vincennes back to 103rd.

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