Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Sep 24-27

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Rail Lines



BLUE LINE

 

Sep 24 – 27
11pm Fri to 4am Mon

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 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
#3 King Drive
#147 Outer Drive Express 
#151 Sheridan


Sun, Sep 26
9am to 5pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Michigan, Randolph, State, and Ohio, then resume their normal route on Michigan. 

Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Ontario, State, and Wacker, then resume their normal route via 
Michigan. 

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Meet me on the Mile event.
 

#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Reroute 

Sun, Sep 26
6am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Lake Park, 47th, King Drive, Cermak, and  Michigan to Balbo, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound buses will operate via State, Harrison, Michigan, Cermak, King Drive, and 47th, then resume their normal route on Lake Park.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K Event.
 

#J14 Jeffrey Jump Temporary Reroute 

Sun, Sep 26
6am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
 buses will operate via Jeffrey, 67th, Stony Island, 56th, Lake Park, 47th, King Drive, Cermak, and Michigan to Balbo, then resume their normal route on Michigan. 

Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Balbo, Michigan, Cermak, King Drive, 47th, Lake Park, 56th, Stony Island, and 67th, then resume their normal route on Jeffrey.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K Event.
 

#22 Clark Temporary Reroute

4am, Thu, Sep 23 to 6am, Mon, Sep 27 or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate via Clark, Bryn Mawr, Ashland, Foster, and Clark.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Andersonville Homecoming Festival.
 

#28 Stony Island Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 26
6am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Lake Park, 47th, King Drive, Cermak, and  Michigan to Balbo, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound buses will operate via to Michigan, Cermak, King Drive, and 47th, then resume their normal route on Lake Park.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K Event.


#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 25
5am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip? 
Buses will operate in both directions via Clark, Oak, and State.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?  
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer’s Market.


#55A 55th/Austin Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 20 to 5pm, Mon, Oct 18 or completion

How does this affect my trip?

Eastbound buses will operate via Meade, 65th, Narragansett, and 63rd, then resume their normal route on Austin.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#59 59th/61st Temporary Reroute

Sep 25 – 27
2am Sat to 9am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
will operate via Dorchester, 60th, and Stony Island, ending their trips at Stony Island/60th.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Stony Island/60th, operate via Stony Island, 63rd, and Dorchester, then
resume their normal route on 61st.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.


#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 25
6am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Chicago, Cicero, Division, Austin, and the Chicago/Austin bus terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Austin Power 5K Run and Walk.


#68 Northwest Highway Temporary Reroute

12:30pm, Thu, Sep 23 to 5pm, Fri, Oct 1 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Northwest Highway, Raven (into service drive), Avondale and  Bryn Mawr, then resume their normal route on Northwest Highway.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 25
5am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip? 
Eastbound buses will operate via Division, LaSalle, and Oak, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Westbound buses will operate via Clark, Oak, and LaSalle, then resume their normal route on Division.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?  
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer’s Market.


#82 Kimball-Homan Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 26 
6am to 10pm or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?  
Buses are rerouted due to the 120 Project Festival.


#86 Narragansett/Ridgeland Temporary Reroute

12:30pm, Thu, Sep 23 to 5pm, Fri, Oct 1 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Nagle, Bryn Mawr, and Northwest Highway, then resume their normal route on Nagle.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Temporary Reroute


Sun, Sep 26
9am to 5pm or completion

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

Southbound buses will operate via  Ontario, and State to Wacker, then resume their normal route on State.


Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Meet me on the Mile event.


#171 U. of Chicago/Hyde Park Temporary Reroute

Sep 25 – 27
2am Sat to 9am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via 55th, Cottage Grove, and 60th, ending their trips at 60th/University.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at 60th/University, operate via 60th, Stony Island, and 59th, then resume their normal route on University.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

 

#172 U. of Chicago/Kenwood Temporary Reroute

Sep 25 – 27
2am Sat to 9am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Ellis, 55th, Cottage Grove, and 60th, ending their trips at 60th/University.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at 60th/University, operate via 60th, Stony Island, and 59th, then resume their normal route on Woodlawn.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.