Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Nov 25 - 28‚Äč

  • A note about service: 

    Some service may be running with delays: The availability of staff is being impacted by COVID-19. We are running as much service as possible; please allow for longer-than-usual wait times. More..

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Rail Lines 



PURPLE LINE


Sun, Nov 27
7am to 4pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between Main and Foster

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound platform at the Dempster and Davis stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Main and Foster, 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 Purple 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 Bus Stop Changes
#6 Jackson Park Express
#15 Jeffery Local
#28 Stony Island

 
2pm, Tue, Oct 26 until further notice

How does this affect my trip?

The following northbound #6 Jackson Park Express, #15 Jeffery Local, and #28 Stony Island bus stops will be temporarily discontinued due to ongoing construction in Jackson Park.

Bus stops located on the east side of the street at:
o Stony Island/60th
o Stony Island/61st
o Stony Island/62nd
o Stony Island/65th

• The bus stop located on the southeast corner at Stony Island/63rd.

Please consider using these alternate bus stops:
• #2 Hyde Park Express, #6, #15 and #28 bus stop located on the east side of the street at StonyIsland/59th.

• The temporary consolidated #6, #15 and #28 bus stop located mid-block on the east side of the street on Stony Island between 64th and 63rd. Offers closer connections to #63 63rd buses.

• #6, #15, and #28 bus stop located on the southeast corner at Stony Island/Marquette.

Note: As construction at Jackson Park continues, changes in roadway conditions will sometimes require immediate changes to where buses can stop, for your safety — we’ll continue to provide and post updated info as quickly as possible (and in advance, whenever possible) as new information is received. To receive emails or text messages regarding a specific bus/rail route as conditions and stopping patterns change, please sign-up at transitchicago.com/updates.


#8 Halsted Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Nov 14 to 5pm, Fri, Jan 6, 2023 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound 
buses will operate via Halsted, Pershing, Wallace, and 35th, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Halsted between 36th and 38th.


Temporary Reroute

#8A South Halsted
#108 Halsted/95th


9am, Thu, Nov 3 to 5pm, Fri, Dec 2 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #8A South Halsted
 and #108 Halsted/95th buses will operate via Halsted, 111th, Wentworth, and 107th, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Halsted at 110th.



Temporary Bus Stop Change
#8 Halsted
#8A South Halsted


Nov 21 – 27
9am Mon to 5pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The sheltered bus stop at the off-street Halsted/79th bus terminal located just south of 7923 S. Halsted (Aida Food Market) will be temporarily discontinued.

#8 Halsted buses will enter the bus terminal on Emerald instead of Halsted.
• Board/exit #8 buses within the open area of the bus terminal (nearest Emerald) on the platform with the brown CTA structure.

#8A South Halsted buses will not enter the bus terminal.

• Transfer between #8 and #8A buses just outside of the bus terminal fencing, mid-block on Emerald between 79th and 80th.

• Customers may also board southbound #8A buses at the northeast corner of Halsted/80th.

Why is service being changed?
The sheltered bus stop at the off-street Halsted/79th bus terminal is being improved.


Temporary Reroute
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee
#60 Blue Island/26th


Nov 19 – Dec 18
Weekends only:
8am Sat to 10pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #20 Madison, #60 Blue Island/26th, and #124 Navy Pier and southbound #J14 Jeffery Jump and #56 Milwaukee buses will operate via Washington, Clark, Monroe, and Dearborn, then resume their normal route on Washington.

Westbound #20, #60, and #124 and northbound #J14 and #56 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza


#22 Clark Buses Resume Normal Routing 

Effective 5am, Mon, Nov 21

How does this affect my trip?
#22 Clark buses will return to their normal routing.

Southbound buses will operate on Clark from Grand to Wacker rather than rerouting over the LaSalle Street bridge.

The bus stop at the northwest corner of Clark and Kinzie will be restored.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are resuming their normal route due to the reopening of Clark after being closed since 2020 to allow for outdoor dining.


#56 Milwaukee Temporary Reroute 

8am, Wed, Sep 7 until further notice

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

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Metra Bridge Construction on Milwaukee between Irving Park and Addison. 


#56 Milwaukee Temporary Bus Stop Change

10:30am, Tue, Nov 8 to 5pm, Fri, Dec 2 or completion


How does this affect my trip?
The southbound #56 Milwaukee bus stop on the northwest corner of Milwaukee/Sunnyside will be temporarily
discontinued.

For southbound #56 service, board/exit buses at Milwaukee/Wilson or Milwaukee/Montrose.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to utility work at Milwaukee/Sunnyside.



#65 Grand Temporary Reroute

12:01am, Mon, Oct 10 to 6am, Fri, Dec 9 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
 buses will operate via Grand, Halsted, Chicago, and Kingsbury, then resume their normal route on Grand.

Westbound buses will operate via Grand, Orleans, Chicago, and Halsted, then resume their normal route on Grand.

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance on the Grand Avenue Bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River.


#65 Grand Temporary Bus Stop Change

9am, Fri, Nov 4 to 5pm, Fri, Dec 9 or completion

How does this affect my trip? 
The eastbound #65 Grand bus stop at the southwest corner of Grand & Halsted/Milwaukee (Blue Line) will be temporarily discontinued.

For eastbound #65 service and to make connections with Blue Line trains, board/exit buses at the northbound #8 Halsted bus stop at the northeast corner of the intersection.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to maintenance on the Grand Avenue bridge over the Chicago River. 


#66 Chicago Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

9am, Mon, Oct 10, 2022 to Late March 2024 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The westbound #66 Chicago bus stop located at the at northwest corner of Chicago/Laramie will be temporarily
relocated to the northeast corner of Chicago/Laramie.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily relocated due to construction and related sidewalk closures.


#77 Belmont Temporary Reroute

9am, Fri, Nov 25, to Wed, Nov 30 or completion 

How does this affect my trip?

Westbound buses will operate via Belmont, Sheffield, Wellington, and Racine, then resume their normal route on Belmont.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#93 California/Dodge Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Nov 14 to 5pm, Fri, Dec 2 or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
 buses will end their trips at Maple and Church.

Southbound buses will operate via Maple, Church, Sherman, and Davis to Benson, then continue their trips
on Davis.

Purple Line and Metra customers looking to make connections with #93 California/Dodge buses may board buses on the northeast corner at Davis/Benson (Stop 
C ) shared by #201 Central/Ridge and Pace route #213 Green Bay Road).

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility work on Benson between Church and Davis.


#94 California Temporary Reroute

Nov 30 – Dec 6

9am Wed to 5pm Tue or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via California, 63rd, Western, Marquette, and California.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on California at 66th.