Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

 
May 24 - 27

 

Rail Lines



GREEN LINE
 

May 25 - 26
Sat to Sun
2am to 2pm, daily

Bus Substitution Between Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT Stations

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses replace rail service between Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT.

Trains operate between Harlem/Lake, Downtown and Roosevelt, and between 35th-Bronzeville-IIT and Ashland/63rd-Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making track improvements to remove slow zones and to improve rail service along the Green Line as part of the FastTracks Program.
Bus Substitution Between Roosevelt and 35th=Bronzeville-IIT Stations with Intermediate Stop at State/Cermak

Bus shuttle boarding locations
Station Direction Shuttle stop
Roosevelt toward 35th station on State at Roosevelt, northwest corner  (at southbound #29, 62 stop)
Cermak-McCormick Place toward Roosevelt station on State at Cermak, southeast corner  (at northbound #29 stop)
toward 35th station on State at Cermak, southwest corner  (at southbound #29 stop)
35th-Bronzeville-IIT toward Roosevelt station on State at 35th, southeast corner  (at northbound #29 stop)

  

ORANGE LINE

 
May 24 – 25
9pm Fri to 5am Sat

Boarding Change, Delays Between Halsted and 35th/Archer

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Loop-bound side of the platform at the Ashland station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Halsted and 35th/Archer, 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 Orange Line.

 

RED LINE

 
May 25 - 26

Sat to Sun
7am to 5pm, daily

Delays Between Belmont and Fullerton

How does this affect my trip?
Trains in both directions will operate on the Brown Line tracks between Belmont and Fullerton, 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 Red Line.

 

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
#6 Jackson Park Express
#26 South Shore Express 


May 22 – 27
Wed to Mon
9am to 3pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#6 Jackson Park Express and #26 South Shore Express buses will operate in both directions via 79th, Coles, 75th, and South Shore.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on South Shore Drive between 76th and 79th. 


#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Reroute

Sat, May 25
7am to 12 noon or completion

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

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the  Soldier Field 10 Mile Race. 

  

Temporary Reroutes
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science and Industry
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

Sat, May 25
8am to 2:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#6 Jackson Park Express:
Board southbound buses on Michigan between Wacker and Balbo. Northbound buses are not affected.

#10 Museum of Science and Industry: Board buses in both directions on Michigan between Wacker and Balbo.

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express: Board southbound buses on Michigan between Wacker and Harrison, and on Harrison between Michigan and State. Board northbound buses on Michigan between Harrison and Lake.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Memorial Day Parade.

 

#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Reroute

Sun, May 26
4:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Between Lake Park/47th and Michigan/Balbo, buses will operate in both directions via 47th, King Drive, Cermak, and Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bike the Drive event.

 

#J14 Jeffery Jump Temporary Reroute

Sat, May 25
7am to 12 noon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound 
buses will operate via  Jeffery, 67th, King Drive, Cermak and Michigan to Balbo, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the  Soldier Field 10 Mile Race.

 

#J14 Jeffery Jump Temporary Reroute

Sat, May 25
10:30am to 2:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Board northbound buses on Harrison between Michigan and Franklin, and on Franklin between Harrison and Madison.

Board southbound buses on Clark between Washington and Harrison, and on Harrison between Clark and Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Memorial Day Parade.

 

#J14 Jeffery Jump Temporary Reroute

Sun, May 26
4:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Jeffery, 67th, King Drive, Cermak, and Michigan to Balbo, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, 47th, Lake Park, 56th, Stony Island, and 67th, then resume their normal route on Jeffery.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bike the Drive event.

 

#18 16th/18th Temporary Reroute

May 24 – 26
12 noon Fri to 10pm Sun or completion

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

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Mole de Mayo Festival.

 

Temporary Reroute
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee

Sat, May 25
10:30am to 2:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #20 Madison
and southbound #56 Milwaukee buses will operate via Washington, Clark, Monroe, and Dearborn, ending their trips at Dearborn/Madison.

Westbound #20 and northbound #56 buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Madison, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Memorial Day Parade.

 

Temporary Reroutes
#29 State  
#36 Broadway
#62 Archer
#130 Museum Campus
#147 Outer Drive Express 
#151 Sheridan

Sat, May 25
10:30am to 2:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#29 State: Board northbound buses on Dearborn between Polk and Illinois. Board southbound buses on Clark between Grand and Harrison.

#36 Broadway: Board southbound buses on Ontario between State and Clark, and on Clark between Ontario and Congress. Northbound buses are not affected.

#62 Archer: Northbound buses will end their trips at Dearborn/Carroll. Southbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Carroll, operate via Dearborn, Kinzie, Clark, and Harrison, then resume their normal route on State. Board southbound buses on Clark between Kinzie and Harrison.

#130 Museum Campus: Board northbound buses on Dearborn between Harrison and Adams. Board southbound buses on Clark between Jackson and Harrison, and on Harrison between Clark and State.

#147 Outer Drive Express: Board northbound buses on Michigan between Congress and Washington. Southbound buses are not affected.

#151 Sheridan: Board southbound buses on Michigan between Adams and Harrison, on Harrison between Michigan and Dearborn, and on Dearborn between Harrison and Adams. Board northbound buses on Dearborn between Washington and Ohio, and on Ohio between Dearborn and Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Memorial Day Parade.

 

#50 Damen Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, May 20 to 5am, Mon May 27 or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Foster/Ravenswood. 

 

#55 Garfield Temporary Reroute

Sun, May 26
4:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 55th and Lake Park, beginning and ending their trips at 47th/Lake Park.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bike the Drive event.

 

#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Sat, May 25
10:30am to 2:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Board eastbound buses on Clark between Washington and Harrison, on Harrison between Clark and Michigan, and on Michigan between Harrison and Washington.

Board westbound buses on Michigan between Madison and Harrison, on Harrison between Michigan and Dearborn, and on Dearborn between Harrison and Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Memorial Day Parade. 

   

#71 71st/South Shore Temporary Reroute 

May 22 – 27 
Wed to Mon
9am to 3pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via South Shore, 79th, Coles, and 75th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on South Shore Drive between 76th and 79th. 

 

#81 Lawrence Temporary Reroute

Sun, May 27
4:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Lawrence, Clarendon, and Wilson to Marine Drive.

Westbound buses will operate via Marine Drive to Lawrence, then resume their normal route on Lawrence.

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bike the Drive event.

 

#84 Peterson Temporary Reroute

Sun, May 26
4:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Bryn Mawr, Sheridan, Foster, Broadway, Berwyn, and Sheridan to Bryn Mawr.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bike the Drive event.

 

#92 Foster Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, May 20 to 5am, Mon May 27 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Foster, Damen, Lawrence, Ashland, and Foster.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Foster/Ravenswood.

 

#103 West 103rd Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, May 20 to 9am, Mon, May 27 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via 103rd, Halsted, 107th, Vincennes, and Charles, then resume their normal route on 103rd.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Vincennes between 103rd and 104th.

 

#112 Vincennes/111th Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, May 20 to 5pm, Mon, May 27 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Vincennes, Charles, 103rd, Beverly, and 99th, then resume their normal route on Vincennes.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Vincennes between 103rd and 104th.

 

#124 Navy Pier Temporary Reroute

Sat, May 25
10:30am to 2:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Board eastbound buses on Dearborn between Washington and Illinois, and on Illinois between Dearborn and Columbus.

Board westbound buses on Grand between Columbus and Clark, and on Clark between Grand and Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Memorial Day Parade.

 

#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

Sat, May 25
10:30am to 2:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Board eastbound buses on Clark between Jackson and Harrison, and on Harrison between Clark and Michigan.

Board westbound buses on Wabash between Ida B. Wells and Harrison, on Harrison between Wabash and Dearborn, and on Dearborn between Harrison and Adams.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Memorial Day Parade.

  

Temporary Reroute
#130 Museum Campus
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

Sat, May 25
7am to 12 noon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via McFetridge Drive and the Field Museum (east service drive).

Buses will not operate on east of the Field Museum service drive and will not directly serve the Shedd Aquarium or Adler Planetarium.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the  Soldier Field 10 Mile Race. 

 

#130 Museum Campus Temporary Reroute

Sun, May 26
4:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses in both directions will begin/end their trips at Roosevelt/Michigan.

Buses will not enter the Museum Campus.

Allow extra time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bike the Drive event.

 

#146 Inner Drive/ Michigan Express Temporary Reroute

Sun, May 26
4:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Inner Lake Shore Drive, Sheridan, Cannon Drive, Stockton, LaSalle Drive, Inner Lake Shore Drive, Michigan, Wacker, State, 11th, Wabash, and Roosevelt, ending their trips at Roosevelt/Michigan.

Northbound buses will begin at Roosevelt/Michigan, operate via Roosevelt, State, Lake, Michigan, Inner Lake Shore Drive, LaSalle Drive, Stockton, Cannon Drive, and Sheridan, then resume their normal route on Inner Lake Shore Drive. Buses will not enter the Museum Campus.

Allow extra time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bike the Drive event.

 

#147 Outer Drive Express Temporary Reroute

Sun, May 26
4:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Foster, Marine Drive, Inner Lake Shore Drive, Sheridan, Cannon Drive, Stockton, LaSalle Drive, Inner Lake Shore Drive, and Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bike the Drive event.

 

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
Red Line
Normal Service
Blue Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts