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Weekday service changes

Sep 16 - 20

 

 

Rail Lines




BLUE LINE
 

9am, Mon, Sep 16 to Mon, Oct 28 or completion

Grand Station North Entrance Stairway Temporary Closure

How does this affect my trip?
The street-to-mezzanine entrance stairway at the Grand Blue Line station, on the northwest corner of Halsted Street and Milwaukee Avenue, will be temporarily closed.

Please enter/exit the station via the remaining stairway on the southwest corner at Grand & Halsted/Milwaukee.

For your safety, only cross streets at crosswalks.

Note: Due to repair work on the Grand Avenue Bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River, #65 buses will be rerouted with some bus stop changes, Sep 16 - 27. See separate alerts for bus information. 

Why is service being changed?
The stairway is temporarily closed while we begin renovating the Grand Blue Line station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.
 

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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
#1 Bronzeville/Union Station
#3 King Drive

#4 Cottage Grove

How does this affect my trip?
#1 Bronzeville/Union Station
, #3 King Drive, and #4 Cottage Grove buses will operate in both directions via Michigan, 18th, Indiana, 14th, and Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to viaduct construction on Michigan between 14th and 16th.
 

#8A South Halsted Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Sep 11 to 5pm, Wed, Sep 25 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Halsted, 95th, Vincennes, and 87th, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility construction on Halsted between 93rd and 92nd.


#12 Roosevelt Temporary Reroute

Sep 16 – 22
9am Mon to 5pm Sun 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 on Michigan between 14th and 16th.

 

#24 Wentworth Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 9 to 5pm, Fri, Oct 4 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
 buses will operate via Wells, 51st, Princeton, and 53rd, then resume their normal route on Wells.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility construction on Wells between 51st and 53rd.
 

#55 Garfield Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

9am, Fri, Sep 13 to 11:59pm, Fri, Sep 27 or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound bus stop at the Garfield Green Line station will be temporarily relocated approximately 200 feet east of the present bus stop. 

Why is service being changed?
This bus stop is being relocated due to “L” structure maintenance and painting.


#65 Grand Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 16 to 11:59pm, Fri, Sep 27 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Grand, Halsted, Chicago, Kingsbury, and Grand.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance on the Grand Avenue Bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River.


#65 Grand Temporary Bus Stop Changes

9am, Mon, Sep 16 to 11:59pm, Fri, Sep 27 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound bus stops on the southwest corner at Grand/Union and mid-block at 530 W. Grand (railroad  crossing) will be temporarily discontinued.

The westbound bus stops at 530 W. Grand (railroad crossing) and on the northwest corner of Grand/Desplaines will be temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops will be temporarily discontinued due to buses being rerouted for repair work on the Grand Avenue bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River.
 

#65 Grand Temporary Bus Stop Relocations

9am, Mon, Sep 16 to 11:59pm, Fri, Sep 27 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound bus stops on the southwest corners at Halsted/Grand/Milwaukee and Grand/Kingsbury will be
temporarily relocated to the northeast corners at Halsted/Grand/Milwaukee and Kingsbury/Grand.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops will be temporarily relocated due to buses being rerouted for repair work on the Grand Avenue Bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River.


#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute

Sep 16 – 17
Mon to Tue, nightly
11:59pm to 4am next day

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will end their trips at the #91 Austin bus stop on the northeast corner at Chicago/Austin.

Eastbound buses will begin their trips at Chicago/Austin, operate via Austin, Augusta, and Central, then resume their normal route on Chicago.

Allow extra travel time.

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

#70 Division Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 9 to 5am, Mon, Sep 23 or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on Division between Austin and Massasoit.


#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

7am, Thu, Sep 12 to 4pm, Mon, Oct 14 or until completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
 buses will operate via Adams and Morgan, then resume their normal route on Van Buren.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

 

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.

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