Temporary Closure of Polk Street Entrance to Red Line’s Harrison Station

September 15, 2009


The Polk Street entrance to the Harrison Red Line station will close temporarily from 11 p.m. Wednesday, September 16 until 4 p.m. Friday, September 18, while crews relocate fare equipment.
During this time, customers must use the Harrison station entrance at 608 S. State Street to access the Red Line.
On Friday afternoon, the Polk Street entrance will return to being an auxiliary entrance and exit for the station. Only customers using Chicago Card, Chicago Card Plus or magnetic strip transit cards with sufficient value to travel on the system will be able to use this entrance.
Customers who do not have a stored value farecard or need to add value to their fare media will need to enter through the main Harrison station entrance where fare vending machines are available.
# # #


Back to news
System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Blue Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts