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Red and Purple Modernization Phase One Project

As CTA’s largest transit investment, the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project modernizes our public transportation system to strengthen communities, serve riders and stimulate inclusive economic growth.

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Daily partial alley closures 6237 N Broadway 04/27/2024

The alley behind 6237 N Broadway will close during work hours 7am-7pm weekdays and Saturdays thru May 6 for signal house removal. Download Document

Overnight street closures W Hollywood 04/25/2024

W Hollywood at the CTA tracks will close nightly from 9am-5am thru May 3 for track structure segment installation. Download Document

Updated dates: Daily alley closures 5843-5921 N Broadway 04/24/2024

The alley east of 5843-5921 N Broadway will close during work hours 7am-7pm weekdays and Saturdays thru May 8 for embankment wall repairs. Download Document

Daily partial alley closures 4800-4848 N Winthrop 04/22/2024

The entrance to the alley between W Lawrence to W Ainslie will close during work hours 7am-7pm thru May 3 for station foundation preparation. Download Document

Updated dates for daily alley closures 5/17-5/19/24 04/17/2024

Drainage installation work will require alley closures behind sections of W Roscoe, W Newport, N Sheffield and N Seminary. Download Document

W Newport & N Clark -- new dates for parking lane closure 04/16/2024

Construction work will require a temporary elimination of parking on the south side of W Newport between N Clark and W Newport 4/16-4/18. Download Document

Extended street, alley closures W Grace at CTA tracks 04/15/2024

W Grace at the CTA tracks will be closed thru April 24 for drilled shaft installation. Download Document

Extended sidewalk closure 3353-3403 N Clark 04/11/2024

Sidewalk closures in the areas of 3353-3403 N Clark and W Roscoe from N Clark east to 932 W Roscoe thru April 20 for sidewalk reconstruction. Download Document

Parking lane closure W Newport 04/11/2024

No parking on the south side of W Newport between N Clark and 937 W Newport thru April 15 for concrete placement. Download Document

Overnight work Red-Purple Line from Thorndale to Jarvis 04/11/2024

Overnight work at CTA's elevated tracks from Thorndale to Jarvis thru April 22 for signal equipment installation. Download Document

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Red and Purple Modernization Next Phases Study

As RPM Phase One continues construction, CTA is moving ahead on the multi-year process to initiate the next phase of the RPM program. The RPM Next Phases Planning Study is the first step of the planning process that will set goals and objectives, engage the public, identify potential projects, and evaluate alternatives and phasing.

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RPM is part of Red Ahead, a comprehensive initiative for maintaining, modernizing, and expanding Chicago’s most-traveled rail line.

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