Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

May 10-14

A note for riders:
Federal mask mandate: 
A new federal directive requires that all passengers wear a mask on public transit. Refusing to wear a mask is a violation of federal law; passengers may be subject to penalties under federal law.

For info on riding during the pandemic and what we’re doing to keep you safe, visit transitchicago.com/coronavirus.

 

Rail Lines

 

BLUE LINE

 

May 10 - 13
Mon to Thu, nightly
11pm to 4am next day 

Boarding Change, Delays Between LaSalle and Grand

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Jackson, Monroe, Washington, and Clark/Lake stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between LaSalle and Grand, 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
#6 Jackson Park Express
#28 Stony Island


9am, Wed, May 5 to 5pm, Mon, May 24 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #6 Jackson Park Express
 and #28 Stony Island (Rush Period trips serving Hyde Park only) buses will operate via Hyde Park, 53rd, and Lake Park to Hyde Park, then continue their normal route on Hyde Park.

Southbound #6 buses will operate via Lake Park and 53rd, then resume their normal route on Hyde Park.

Southbound #28 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Hyde Park/Lake Park.


Temporary Reroute
#12 Roosevelt 
#18 16th/18th
#N62 Archer (Owl) 


Sun, May 9 to Fri, Jun 4, nightly 9:30pm to 5am next day or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#12 Roosevelt
 #18 16th/18th, and #N62 Archer (Owl) buses will operate in both directions via Roosevelt, Canal, Harrison, Clark, and Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance on the Roosevelt Road bridge over the Chicago River


#24 Wentworth Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, May 10 to 6pm, Mon, Nov 8 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Trips to/from 87th/Racine only - Southbound buses will operate via 83rd, Lafayette, and 87th to Holland, then continue their normal route on 87th.

Northbound buses will operate via 87th, State, and 83rd to Holland, then continue their normal route on 83rd.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#43 43rd Temporary Reroute

Thu, May 13 
9am to 4pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 43rd, Prairie, 42nd, King Drive, and 43rd.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


#73 Armitage Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, May 10, 2021 to 5pm, Mon, May 2, 2022 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Cortland, Elston, Fullerton, and Western, then resume their normal route on Armitage.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work.


#77 Belmont Temporary Reroute

May 10 – 11
Mon to Tue
9am to 4pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Belmont, Halsted, Addison, and Inner Lake Shore Drive to Belmont, then
continue their normal route on Inner Lake Shore Drive.

Westbound buses will operate via Sheridan, Belmont, Inner Lake Shore Drive, Addison, and Halsted, then resume their normal route on Belmont.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a crane lift.


#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute 

9am, Mon, May 5 to 5pm, Mon, May 21 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Jackson, Western, Madison, and Damen, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Westbound buses will operate via Van Buren, Damen, Madison, and Western, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Jackson/Leavitt.

Temporary Reroute
#151 Sheridan
#156 LaSalle

May 10 – 11
Mon to Tue
9am to 4pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#151 Sheridan (Trips to/from Belmont/Halsted only)
and #156 LaSalle buses will operate in both directions via Sheridan, Belmont, Inner Lake Shore Drive, Addison, and Halsted, and the Belmont/Halsted bus terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a crane lift.


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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Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
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