Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

 
Apr 22 - 26

 

Rail Lines

 

BLUE LINE
 

Apr 22 – 25
Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Montrose and Harlem (O’Hare branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Jefferson Park station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Montrose and Harlem (O’Hare branch), resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

RED LINE
 

Apr 22 – 23
Mon to Tue, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between North/Clybourn and Lake

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

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

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

Apr 24 – 25
11pm Wed to 4am Thu

Boarding Change, Delays Between Garfield and Sox-35th

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the 47th station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Garfield and Sox-35th, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing maintenance at the 47th Red Line station.

 

Apr 25 - 26
11pm Thu to 4am Fri

Boarding Change, Delays Between North/Clybourn and Lake

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

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

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

Bus Routes

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

#35 31st/35th Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

7am, Wed, Apr 17 Until Completion 

How does this affect my trip? 
The westbound stop on the northeast corner at 35th/State will be relocated to the northwest corner at 35th/State.

Why is service being changed? 
The bus stop is being temporarily relocated due to construction.

 

Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
#49 Western
#X49 Western Express

12 noon, Wed, Apr 17 to 5pm, Fri, May 3 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound stop on the southeast corner at  Western/69th will be relocated mid-block, 40 feet south of 69th Street.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is being temporarily relocated due to construction.

 

Jefferson Park Bus Boarding Changes; North Terminal Reopens, South Terminal Temporary Closure
#56 Milwaukee
#81 Lawrence
#85 Central
#91 Austin
#92 Foster

4am, Mon, Apr 22 to Mon, Jul 15 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The Jefferson Park station North bus terminal will reopen, following rebuilding. The new boarding islands are accessible to customers with disabilities. 

The South bus terminal will close for renovation. All of the bus routes that boarded in the South Terminal will now board in the North Terminal. #68, #81W, #85A, and #88 buses will continue to board at their current location on Milwaukee Ave.

See the map and the list below for the new bus boarding locations.

Jefferson_Park_Bus_Boarding_Changes;_North_Terminal_Reopens,_South_Terminal_Temporary_Closure_Eff_Apr_22
 

Bus route Stop
56 Milwaukee (F)
68 Northwest Hwy (Z)
81 Lawrence (D)
81W West Lawrence (Z)
85 Central (G)
85A North Central (Z)
88 Higgins (Z)
91 Austin (E)
92 Foster (A)
225 Central-Howard (C)
226 Oakton Street (C)
270 Milwaukee Ave (B)

  
 

Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
#67 67th/69th/71st
#94 South California

12 noon, Wed, Apr 17 to 5pm, Fri, May 3 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound stop on the southeast corner at Western/69th will be relocated around the corner on 69th just east of the intersection.   .

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is being temporarily relocated due to construction.

 

#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

9am, Thu, Apr 18 to 4pm, Fri, May 3 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound buses will operate via Adams and Morgan, then resume their normal route on Van Buren.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Adams/Peoria.

 

 

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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Orange Line
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