Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

 
Nov 12 - 16

Updated 11/13/18, 11:15am

Rail Lines


 

BLUE LINE

 

Nov 12 – 13
10pm Mon to 4am Tue

Boarding Change, Delays Between Harlem (O’Hare branch) and Montrose  

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O'Hare-bound side of the platform at the Jefferson Park station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Harlem (O’Hare branch) and Montrose, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve the Jefferson Park station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.


Nov 13 – 15
Tue  to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change at Jefferson Park Station Cancelled
Boarding Change, Delays Between Harlem (O'Hare branch) and Montrose

How does this affect my trip?
The work affecting boarding at the Jefferson Park station is cancelled. 

Blue Line trains will operate normally between Harlem (O’Hare branch)  and Montrose stations. 


 

RED LINE
 

Nov 12 – 14
Mon to Wed, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cermak-Chinatown and 47th

How does this affect my trip?
Mon to Wed, nightly, 11pm to 1am next day: Trains will operate on the same track between
Cermak-Chinatown and Sox-35th, resulting in minor delays.

Tue to Thu, 1am to 4am, daily: Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the
Sox-35th station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Cermak-Chinatown and 47th,
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.


Nov 15 – 16
11pm Thu to 4am Fri

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cermak-Chinatown and Garfield

How does this affect my trip?
11pm Thu to 1am Fri:
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Sox-35th station.

Fri,1am to 4am: Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Sox-35th and 47th stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Cermak-Chinatown and Garfield, 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.

95th/Dan Ryan Temporary Bus Stop Changes​
#N5 South Shore Night Bus
Pace #352 South Halsted


Tue, Nov 6 to Mon, Dec 31, nightly
11:30pm to 4:30am next day

How does this affect my trip?
CTA #N5 South Shore Night Bus: 
The northbound stop at Stops P and Q will be relocated to Stop S, normally used by the #111.

Pace #352 South Halsted: The southbound stop at Stops P and Q will be relocated to the northwest corner at 95th/Lafayette, in front of the McDonald's.

Paratransit: Pick-ups and drop-offs at Stop O will be relocated to Stop T, normally used by the #115.

Why is service being changed? 
The bus stops are being temporarily relocated due to construction for the 95th Street Terminal Improvement Project.


Temporary Reroute
#26 South Shore Express
#100 Jeffery Manor


Nov 13 – 15
9:30am Tue to 1pm Thu or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#26 South Shore Express
AM Trips – Buses will operate via 106th, Muskegon, Commercial, 100th, and Avenue L and 103rd, then
resume their normal route on Ewing.

PM Trips – Buses will operate via Ewing, 103rd, Avenue L, 100th, Commercial, and Muskegon, then resume their
normal route on 106th.

#100 Jeffery Manor
Buses will operate in both directions via 106th, Muskegon, Commercial, 100th, Avenue N, and 106th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to bridge work on 106th between Buffalo and Muskegon.


#30 South Chicago Temporary Reroute

4pm, Thu, Nov 8 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 31 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Exchange, 131st, Escanaba, and 132nd, then resume their
normal route on Baltimore.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on 130th between Exchange and Baltimore.


#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute (Revised)

9am, Fri, Nov 9, 2018 to 6pm, Thu, Jan 31, 2019 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Chicago, Halsted, Division, and Orleans, then resume their normal route on Chicago.

Westbound buses will operate via Chicago, Larrabee, Division, and Halsted, then resume their normal route on Chicago.

Allow extra travel time.

Note: Beginning November 1, 2018, CDOT in partnership with CTA will establish dedicated bus-bike lanes in both directions on Halsted between Chicago and Division, and on a short segment of Halsted south of Chicago to reduce delays due to congestion during work to replace the Chicago Avenue Bridge. The dedicated bus-bike only lanes will be available for 24-hours a day for the duration of the bridge replacement.

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

#76 Diversey Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Nov 5 to 4pm, Fri, Nov 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip? 
Buses will operate in both directions via Diversey, Halsted, Belmont, Sheridan, and Cannon Drive.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to utility work at Diversey/Burling.


#82 Kimball/Homan Temporary Reroute 

9am Wed, Nov 7 to 4pm, Fri, Nov 30 or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility work at Kimball/Allen.


#85 Central Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Nov 7 to 4pm, Fri, Nov 23 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Central, Fullerton, Laramie, Diversey, and Central.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on Central between Fullerton and Diversey.

 

 

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.