Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Sep 17-20

 

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Rail Lines



BLUE LINE

 

Sep 17 – 20
11pm Fri to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Damen and Clark/Lake

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Division, Chicago, and Grand stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Damen and Clark/Lake, 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
#2 Hyde Park
#6 Jackson Park Express

9am, Wed, Sep 15 to 4pm, Fri, Dec 10 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #2 Hyde Park
 and #6 Jackson Park Express buses will operate via State, Harrison, and Michigan, then resume their normal route on Balbo.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Balbo at Wabash.


#8 Halsted Temporary Reroute

Sep 17-18

9am Fri to 7pm Sat or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Halsted, 63rd, Union, and 61st, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Southbound buses will operate via Halsted, 61st, Union, and 63rd, then resume their normal route  on Halsted.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Englewood Music Festival.
 

Temporary Reroute
#N9 Ashland (Owl)
#95 95th

#108 Halsted/95th
#112 Vincennes/#111th

9am, Thu, Sep 16 to 4pm, Wed, Sep 22  or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #95 95th
 and #112 Vincennes/#111thsouthbound #N9 Ashland (Owl), and northbound #108 Halsted/95th buses will operate to 95th/Halsted, then operate via Halsted, 87th, and Lafayette to the 95th/Dan Ryan Red Line station.

Eastbound #95 buses will depart the 95th/Dan Ryan Red Line station and operate their normal route on 95th.

Westbound #95 and #112northbound #N9, and southbound #108 buses will depart the 95th/Dan Ryan Red Line station, and operate via State, 87th, and Halsted to 95th.

Westbound #95 and #112, and northbound #N9 buses will operate their normal route on 95th.

Southbound #108 buses will operate their normal route on Halsted.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to railroad crossing repairs at 95th/Eggleston.

MAP
N9,_95,_108,_112
 


#35th/31st Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 18

9am to 2pm or completion

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

Westbound buses will operate via 35th, Wentworth, Pershing, and Wallace, then resume their normal route on 35th.

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Chicago White Sox 5K.


#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 18
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.
 

#56 Milwaukee Temporary Reroute

Sep 18-19
4am Sat to 5am Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound buses will operate via Milwaukee, Montrose, and Cicero, then resume their normal route on Milwaukee.

Northbound buses will operate via Milwaukee, Cicero, and Montrose, then resume their normal route on Milwaukee.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Rock The Badges - First Responders Charity Event.


#56 Milwaukee Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 19
6:30am to 5pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Milwaukee to the Logan Square Blue Line station, Kedzie,  Diversey, Sacramento, and Milwaukee.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to an Open Boulevards event.

 

#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 18
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.

 

#96 Lunt Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 13 to 5pm, Mon, Nov 8 or completion

How does that affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Lunt, Ridge, Pratt, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Morse.

Westbound buses will operate via Lunt, Clark,  Pratt, and Ridge, then resume their normal route on Lunt.


Allow extra travel time.

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