Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Oct 23 - 26

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Rail Lines



BLUE LINE


Oct 25 – 26
10pm Sun to 4am Mon

Delays Between Jefferson Park and Harlem (O’Hare branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Jefferson Park and Harlem (O’Hare branch), resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making signal improvements to allow trains to operate more efficiently along the Blue Line as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.


GREEN and PINK LINES


Oct 24 – 25
2am Sat to 5am Sun

Bus Substitution Between Ashland and Loop Stations

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses will replace rail service between Ashland and Clark/Lake.

Green Line trains will operate between Harlem/Lake and Ashland, and between Ashland/63rd-Cottage Grove and the Loop. Trains to/from 63rd Street will operate clockwise around the Inner Loop on the side also used by Orange Line trains.

Pink Line trains will operate between 54th/Cermak and Ashland, only.

From the Loop, use shuttle buses to Ashland from Clark/Lake:

  • from stations on Lake or Wabash, take a Brown Line train to Clark/Lake
  • from stations on Wells or Van Buren, take any train to Clark/Lake

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is affected due to CDOT bridge construction.

Map

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Bus shuttle boarding locations
Station Direction Shuttle stop
Clark/Lake toward Ashland station on Clark Street, southbound, between Lake and Randolph, west side of street (next to James. R. Thompson Center)
Clinton toward Clark/Lake station

on Washington at Canal, southwest corner (at eastbound #J14/#20/#56,etc. stop under viaduct)

toward Ashland station on Madison at Clinton, northeast corner (at westbound #20/#56, etc. stop in front of Ogilvie Transportation Center)
Morgan toward Clark/Lake station on Madison at Morgan, southeast corner (at eastbound #20 stop)
toward Ashland station on Madison at Morgan, northeast corner (at westbound #20 stop)
Ashland toward Clark/Lake station on Ashland at Lake, southeast corner (at northbound #9/#X9 stop)

 

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
#1 Bronzeville/Union Station
#3 King Drive
#4 Cottage Grove  


9am, Mon, Oct 19 to 5pm, Mon, Nov 2 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #1 Bronzeville/Union Station, #3 King Drive, and #4 Cottage Grove 
buses will operate via Michigan, 18th, Indiana, and 14th, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound #1, #3, and #4 buses will operate via Michigan, 14th, Indiana, and 16th, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

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


Temporary Reroute
#1 Bronzeville/Union Station
#7 Harrison 
#28 Stony Island
#126 Jackson


Oct 23 – 24
6pm Sat to 8am Sat or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #1 Bronzeville/Union Station and #28 Stony Island, and eastbound #7 Harrison and #126 Jackson
buses will operate via Jackson, Wacker, Harrison, and Dearborn, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Northbound #1, and #28, and westbound #7 and #126 buses will operate via Michigan, Van Buren. and
Wacker, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#4 Cottage Grove Temporary Reroute

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via the 95th/St. Lawrence terminal, 95th, King Drive, 87th, and Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Cottage Grove/95th.


#4 Cottage Grove Temporary Reroute

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Trips to/from Cottage Grove/115th only: 
Buses will operate in both directions via Cottage Grove, 87th, King Drive, 100th, and Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Cottage Grove/95th.


Temporary Reroute
#8A South Halsted
#79 79th Mon,


Oct 19 to Mon, Nov 2
9am to 4pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#8A South Halsted and #79 79th
 buses will operate in both directions via 79th, Vincennes, 76th, Halsted, and 79th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to railroad viaduct work on 79th between Lowe and Fielding.

 

#12 Roosevelt Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Oct 19 to 5pm, Mon, Nov 2 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
 buses will end their trips at Indiana/13th. 

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Indiana/13th, operate via 13th to Michigan, then resume their normal
route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

#43 43rdTemporary Reroute

Sat, Oct 24
7am to 12 noon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will begin their trips at Halsted/42nd, operate via Halsted, Root, Emerald, and 43rd, then resume their normal route on Wentworth.

Westbound buses will operate via Wentworth, 43rd, and Halsted, ending their trips at the Halsted/42nd bus terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming on Root between Wallace and Princeton.


#75 74th/75thTemporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Oct 19 to 5pm, Fri, Oct 31 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 75th, Calumet, 76th, and St. Lawrence, then resume their normal route on 75th.

Westbound buses will operate via 75th, Rhodes, 76th, and State, then resume their normal route on 75th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility work at 75th/King Drive.
 

#95 95th Temporary Reroute 

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion

How does this affect my trip?

Buses will operate in both directions via 93rd, Cottage Grove, 87th, King Drive, and 95th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Cottage Grove/95th.
 

#100 Jeffery Manor Express Temporary Reroute

7am, Fri, Oct 16 to 6pm, Mon, Oct 26 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
 buses will operate via 106th, State Line, and 112th, ending their trips at 112th/Avenue B. 

Westbound buses will begin their trips at 112th/Avenue B, operate via 112th and Avenue D, then resume their
normal route on 106th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at 106th/Avenue C.


#115 Pullman/115th Temporary Reroute

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Northbound 
buses will operate via Cottage Grove, 100th, and King Drive, then resume their normal route on 95th.

Southbound buses are not affected. 

Allow extra travel time. 

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


#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

Oct 24 – 25
6pm Sat to 6am Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Ida B. Wells and State, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#151 Sheridan Temporary Reroute

Oct 23 – 24
6pm Fri to 8am Sat or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Jackson, Wacker, Harrison, and Dearborn to Jackson, then continue their
normal route on Dearborn.

Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Randolph, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#151 SheridanTemporary Reroute

Oct 24 – 25
6pm Sat to 6am Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
 buses will operate via Michigan, Madison, and State, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

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.

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
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