Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Feb 17 - 21

 

Rail Lines



BLUE LINE


Feb 17 - 20
Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm 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 construction at the Grand, Chicago, and Division stations as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.


RED LINE

Feb 17 – 19
Mon to Wed, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Grand and Cermak-Chinatown

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Lake, Monroe, Jackson, Harrison, and Roosevelt stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Grand and Cermak-Chinatown, 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.


Feb 20 – 21
11pm Thu to 4am Fri

Boarding Change, Delays Between Clark/Division and Fullerton

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Clark/Division and Fullerton, 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 Red Line.
 

Bus Routes

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


#3 King Drive Service to the Auto Show 

Sat, Feb 8 to Mon, Feb 17 or completion 

How does this affect my trip? 
Service will operate every 5 to 15 minutes during show times. 

Direct Service to McCormick Place from the North: Board buses southbound on Michigan Avenue (south of Chicago Avenue). 
Direct Service to McCormick Place from the South: Board buses northbound on King Drive. 

Why is service being changed? 
Service is provided for the convenience of customers attending the 2020 Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place.



#20 Madison Temporary Reroute

Feb 14 – 16
Fri – Sun
3pm to 11:59pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?

Eastbound buses will operate via Madison, Leavitt, Warren, and Paulina, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Westbound buses will operate via Madison, Paulina, Washington, and Leavitt, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the NBA All – Star 2020 event at the United Center.

 

#51 51st Temporary Reroute

Feb 7-10
3pm, Fri to 4pm, Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 51st, Halsted, 47th, and Wells, then resume their normal route on 51st.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility work on 51st between Halsted and Princeton.

 

#78 Montrose Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Feb 10 to 5pm, Fri, Feb 21 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Montrose, Damen, Lawrence, Ashland, and Montrose.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Metra railroad viaduct repair work.

 

#78 Montrose Temporary Bus Stop Change 

6am, Mon, Feb 10 to 11:59pm, Sun, Mar 15 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The westbound #78 Montrose bus stop located mid-block at the Montrose Blue Line station will be
temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
This bus stop will be temporarily discontinued due to bridge construction and utility work.

 

 

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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Brown Line
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Green Line
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Orange Line
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Pink Line
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Purple Line
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Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
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