Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

 
May 20 - 24

 


Rail Lines




BLUE LINE 



May 20 – 23
Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Delays Between O’Hare and Rosemont

How does this affect my trip?
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between O’Hare and Rosemont, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making signal improvements to allow trains to operate more efficiently along the Blue Line as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.

 

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.
 

#2 Hyde Park Express Temporary Reroute 

Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Columbus Drive will be closed between Roosevelt and Wacker.

Board southbound buses on Michigan between Balbo and Roosevelt.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.


#4 Cottage Grove Temporary Reroute

Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Michigan and South Water, ending their trips at South Water/Michigan.

Southbound buses will being their trips at South Water/Michigan, then operate via South Water, Wabash, Wacker, and Michigan to South Water, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.


#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Reroute 

Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Board northbound buses on Roosevelt between Columbus and Michigan, and on Michigan between Roosevelt and South Water. Buses will not operate on Michigan north of South Water.

Board southbound buses on Michigan between Roosevelt and Balbo.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.


Temporary Reroute
7 Harrison
126 Jackson
143 Stockton/Michigan Express|


Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #7 Harrison and #126 Jackson, and southbound #143 Stockton/Michigan Express buses will operate via Michigan, Harrison, Wabash, Balbo, and Michigan, ending their trips at Michigan/Harrison.

Westbound #7 and #126, and northbound #143 Stockton/Michigan Express buses will begin their trips
at Michigan/Harrison, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.


Temporary Reroute
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#26 South Shore Express


Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Columbus Drive will be closed between Roosevelt and Wacker.

Board northbound #J14 Jeffery Jump  and #26 South Shore Express buses on Roosevelt between Columbus and and Michigan.

Board southbound #J14 and #26 buses on Roosevelt between Michigan and Columbus.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.
 

#18 16th/18th Temporary Reroute

Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Roosevelt, State, 9th, and Wabash, ending their trips at Wabash and
Roosevelt.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Wabash/Roosevelt, then continue their normal route on Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.
 

Temporary Reroute
#26 South Shore Express
#30 South Chicago

Thu, May 23
9am to 1pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #26 South Shore Express and #30 South Chicago buses will operate via Ewing, 95th, South Chicago, and Harbor, then resume their normal route on Mackinaw.

Southbound #26 and #30 buses will operate via Mackinaw, Harbor, South Chicago, and 95th, then resume their normal route on Ewing.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to bridge work on the 93rd Street Bridge over the Calumet River. 


#50 Damen Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, May 20 to 5am, Mon 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.


#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Board eastbound buses on Michigan between Randolph and South Water.

Board westbound buses on Michigan between Wacker and Randolph.

Note: Buses will not operate on Randolph east of Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.
 

#103rd West 103rd Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, May 15 to 5pm, Sat, May 25 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 103rd, Western, 107th, Wood, and 103rd.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to railroad construction at 103rd/Hale.
 

#124 Navy Pier Temporary Reroute

Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via South Water, Michigan, Ohio, and Fairbanks, then resume their normal
route on Illinois.

Westbound buses will operate via Grand, Fairbanks, Ontario, and Michigan to South Water, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.


Temporary Reroute
#134 Stockton/LaSalle Express
#135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express
#136 Sheridan/LaSalle Express


Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Board northbound #134 Stockton/LaSalle Express#135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express, and #136 Sheridan/LaSalle Express buses on Michigan between Wacker and Delaware.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.


#147 Outer Drive Express Temporary Reroute

Thu, May 23
6pm to 10pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound buses will end their trips at Michigan/Harrison.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Michigan, operate via Harrison and State to Congress, then continue their normal route on State.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.

 

 

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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