Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

 
Jul 22 - 26



BLUE LINE

 

Jul 22 – 23
Mon to Tue, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cumberland and Jefferson Park

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Harlem (O’Hare branch) station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Cumberland and Jefferson Park, 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.

 

Jul 24 – 25
Wed to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

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

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Cumberland station.

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

 

GREEN LINE


Fri, Jul 26
9am to 3pm

Garfield Station Elevators Out of Service

How does this affect my trip?
9am to 12 noon:
The Ashland/63rd- and Cottage Grove-bound platform elevator at the Garfield station will be temporarily out of service.

12 noon to 3pm: The Harlem-bound platform elevator at the Garfield station will be temporarily out of service.

During each outage, entry to the affected platform will be available by escalator and stairs only; exiting will be available by stairs only.

For accessible boarding/exiting of 63rd-bound Green Line trains, use the adjacent accessible 51st station. Or, for 63rd-bound service from Garfield, take a Harlem-bound train to 51st station and transfer to a 63rd-bound train.

Customers may also use the #3 King Drive bus, paralleling the Green Line, for service to/from downtown (board #3 buses on King Drive, 1-1/2 blocks east of Garfield station); or, the #55 Garfield bus, connecting to Red Line trains at the accessible Garfield Red Line station.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are upgrading the elevator at Garfield to ensure continued safe, accessible service.

 

RED LINE

 
Jul 22 – 25
Mon to Thu, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Howard-bound Trains Bypass Lawrence and Argyle

How does this affect my trip?
Howard-bound trains will not stop at Lawrence and Argyle stations.

For service to these stations, take a Howard-bound train to Berwyn and transfer to a 95th-bound train.

For service from these stations, take a 95th-bound train to Wilson and transfer to a Howard-bound train.

Wilson and Sheridan Stations: Howard-bound trains will stop at their normal platform. At Wilson, board/exit trains on the Purple Line side of the Linden- and Howard-bound platform; at Sheridan, board/exit trains on the outer tracks instead of the inner tracks.

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.

Map

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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. 
 

Temporary Reroute
#N5 South Shore Night Bus 
#67 67th-69th-71st

9am, Mon, Jul 22, 2019 to 5pm, Fri, Jun 26, 2020  or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#N5
and #67 buses will operate in both directions via 69th, King Drive and 67th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to viaduct construction on Keefe Avenue.

 

#9 Ashland Temporary Reroute

3pm, Mon, Jul 15 to 5pm, Thu, Aug 15 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Trips to/from Vincennes/104th only:

Southbound buses will operate via Beverly, 99th and Vincennes to 103rd, then continue their normal route on Vincennes .

Northbound buses will operate via 103rd, Vincennes and 99th, then resume their normal route on Beverly.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are being rerouted due to construction on Beverly between 100th and 103rd.

 

#21 Cermak Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Jul 24 to 11:59pm, Mon, Jul 29 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Cermak, Ashland, 18th, Halsted, and Cermak.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Annual Fiesta Del Sol event.

 

#29 State Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Jul 24 to 5pm, Thu, Jul 25 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Lafayette to 79th, non-stop via the Dan Ryan Expressway to 83rd, then resume their normal route on Lafayette.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Water Management Dept. construction.

 

#30 South Chicago Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Jul 22, 2019 to 5pm, Fri, Jun 26, 2020  or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 69th, State, Marquette and South Chicago to Keefe, then continue their normal route on South Chicago.

Westbound buses will operate via South Chicago, Marquette and State into the 69th Red Line station bus terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to viaduct construction on Keefe Avenue.

 

#30 South Chicago Temporary Bus Stops Added

9am, Mon, Jul 22, 2019 to 5pm, Fri, Jun 26, 2020  or completion

How does this affect my trip?
A new, temporary eastbound stop has been added on the south side of Marquette at Michigan (near 57 E. Marquette).

A new, temporary westbound stop has been added on the northeast corner at Marquette/Michigan.

A new, temporary eastbound stop has been added on the southeast corner at Marquette/Indiana.

A new, temporary westbound stop has been added on the northwest corner at Marquette/Indiana.

A new, temporary southeastbound stop has been added on the southwest corner on South Chicago at King Drive/79th.

A new, temporary westbound stop has been added on the northwest corner at Marquette/King Drive.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops are being temporarily added due to buses being rerouted for viaduct construction on Keefe Avenue.

 

#52 Kedzie/California Temporary Reroute

9am, Tue, Jul 16 to 5pm, Mon, Aug 12 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
 buses will operate via Kedzie, Archer, California and Pershing, then resume their normal route on Kedzie.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

#56 Milwaukee Temporary Reroute

6am, Fri, Jul 26 to 5am, Mon, Jul 29 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Milwaukee, Damen, Division, and Milwaukee.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Wicker Park Fest event.

 

#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Jul 24 to 11:59pm, Mon, Jul 29 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Blue Island, Ashland, 18th, and Blue Island.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Annual Fiesta Del Sol event.

 

#95 95th Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Jul 17 to 7am, Sat, Jul 27 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 95th, Beverly, 99th and Western.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Metra railroad construction at 95th/Wood.

 

 

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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