Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

May 20 - 24‚Äč

 

Rail Lines

 

BLUE LINE

 

May 20 – 23
Mon to Thu, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Clark/Lake and Damen

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Grand, Chicago, and Division stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Clark/Lake and Damen, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Blue Line.

 

Bus Routes

The bus reroutes listed below are short-term reroutes during this week or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.


Temporary Reroute
#2 Hyde Park Express 
#6 Jackson Park Express 
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#28 Stony Island 
#26 South Shore Express


Mon, May 20 to Mon, Jun 3
6am to 7pm each weekday

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #2 Hyde Park Express (PM trips only), 
#6 Jackson Park Express and #28 Stony Island (weekday rush period trips only) buses will operate via Balbo, Michigan, and 47th, then resume their normal route on Lake Park.

#J14 Jeffery Jump and #26 South Shore Express buses will operate via Michigan, and 47th, then resume their normal route on DuSable Lake Shore Drive.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on DuSable Lake Shore Drive.
 

#22 Clark Temporary Reroute

Mon, May 20
9am to 5pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Clark, Pratt, Ridge and Devon, then resume their normal route on Clark.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a crane lift on Clark between Pratt and Devon.


Temporary Reroute
#26 South Shore Express
#71 71st/South Shore


May 21 – 22
8am Tue to 5pm Wed or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#26 South Shore Express
 and #71 71st/South Shore buses will operate in both directions via Commercial,
Exchange, 79th and South Shore Drive.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility maintenance at South Shore/80th.
 

#50 Damen Temporary Reroute

May 20 - 24
Mon to Fri
9am to 4pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Damen, Madison, Western, Grand and Damen.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction of the new Damen Green Line station.
 

#65 Grand Temporary Reroute

May 24 - 26
8am Fri to 8pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Grand, Chicago, Orleans, and Grand.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a crane lift on Grand between Kingsbury and Halsted.


#76 Diversey Logan Square Blue Line Bus Terminal Temporary Closure

Fri, May 24 to summer 2025 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The #76 Diversey bus terminal at the Logan Square Blue Line station will temporarily close.

A temporary consolidated bus stop located southbound on Kedzie at Milwaukee--just outside the Blue Line subway entry/exit stairs--will service both eastbound and westbound #76 buses. Pay attention to announcements and destination signs on buses prior to boarding.

Buses will operate in both directions via Diversey, Kedzie, Logan, Kedzie and Diversey.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
The bus terminal will be temporarily closed due to an ongoing CDOT Milwaukee/Kedzie street realignment project.

 

 


Note:

Customer alerts listed here are based on the latest information known as of the time of publishing. This information is subject to change without notice. While we work to provide information as accurate and reliable as possible, changes, additions, and cancellations are sometimes necessary.

For the latest information, including any changes to the information above or information about unplanned events that affect service, please check the Alerts section of the CTA website or see information pertaining to your route in our System Guide.

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