Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Dec 4 - 8‚Äč

Rail Lines

RED LINE

Dec 5 and 7
Tue and Thu, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/Clybourn

How does this affect my trip?

Tue, Dec 5: Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound platform at the Grand and Chicago stations, and on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station.

Thu, Dec 7: Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station, and on the Howard-bound platform at the Chicago and Grand stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Lake and North/Clybourn, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing 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 week or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.

#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Bus Stop Changes

Mon, Dec 4, 2023 to TBD

What is happening?
CDOT construction on Columbus between Randolph and Wacker.

How is CTA service affected?
#6 Jackson Park Express buses will not operate southbound on Columbus or northbound on Michigan Avenue north of Randolph Street.

#6 buses will operate a counterclockwise terminal loop via Michigan, Randolph, Columbus, Wacker and Michigan, resulting in several bus stops being temporarily discontinued with new temporary bus stops added.

Map showing buses terminal loop via Randolph, Columbus, Wacker and Michigan

Temporarily Discontinued Bus Stops

Closest Boarding Locations

Michigan/South Water

Randolph/Michigan

Michigan/Wacker 

Randolph/Michigan

Wacker/Columbus (southbound)

Michigan/South Water (southbound)

Columbus/South Water (southbound) 

Michigan/South Water (southbound)

Columbus/Randolph (southbound) 

Michigan between Lake and Randolph (southbound)

 

#20 Madison Temporary Bus Stop Changes

Mon, Dec 4, 2023 to TBD

What is happening?
CDOT construction on Columbus between Randolph and Wacker.

How is CTA service affected?
#20 Madison buses will not operate southbound on Columbus or northbound on Michigan Avenue north of Randolph Street.

#20 buses will operate a counterclockwise terminal loop via Michigan, Randolph,
Columbus, Wacker and Michigan, resulting in several bus stops being temporarily discontinued with new temporary bus stops added.

Map showing buses' terminal loop via Randolph, Columbus, Wacker and Michigan

Temporarily Discontinued
Bus Stops

Closest Boarding Locations

Michigan/Randolph

Randolph/Michigan

Michigan/Wacker

Randolph/Michigan

Wacker/Columbus (southbound)

Michigan/South Water (southbound)

Columbus/South Water (southbound)

Michigan/South Water (southbound)

Columbus/Randolph (southbound) 

Michigan between Lake and Randolph (southbound)

Randolph/Stetson 

Randolph/Michigan

 

#50 Damen Temporary Reroute

11am, Tue, Nov 28 until further notice

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound 
buses will operate via Damen, Clybourn and Fullerton, then resume their normal route on Damen.

Northbound buses are not affected.

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

 

#65 Grand Temporary Reroute

Tue, Dec 5
9am to 5pm or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Grand between Western and Campbell.

 

#76 Diversey Temporary Reroute

11am, Tue, Nov 28 until further notice

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Diversey, Elston and Damen, then resume their normal route on Diversey.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Diversey at Damen.

 

#77 Belmont Bus Stop Changes

Effective Tue, Dec 5

How does this affect my trip?
The following bus stop changes will take place on Belmont Avenue:

Belmont/Hoyne

  • The eastbound bus stop on the southwest corner will be eliminated. A new eastbound bus stop will be added on the southeast corner.
  • The westbound bus stop on the northeast corner will be eliminated. A new westbound bus stop will be added on the northwest corner.

Belmont/Leavitt

  • The eastbound bus stop on the southwest corner will be eliminated. A new eastbound bus stop will be added on the southeast corner.
  • The westbound bus stop on the northeast corner will be eliminated. A new westbound bus stop will be added on the northwest corner.

Belmont/Oakley

  • The westbound bus stop on the northeast corner will be eliminated. A new westbound bus stop will be added on the northwest corner.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops are changed due to the installation of protected bike lanes on Belmont Avenue.

 

#84 Peterson Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

Effective 10am, Wed, Dec 6

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound stop at the Bryn Mawr Red Line station (stop  ) will be relocated approximately 175 feet east, near the southwest corner at Bryn Mawr/Winthrop.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily relocated due to construction for the new Bryn Mawr station as part of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) project, and to provide a more convenient transfer to the temporary Bryn Mawr station entrance.

Map

Map showing eastbound 84 stop relocated east of Red Line tracks and temporary station at Bryn Mawr

 

#106 East 103rd Temporary Reroute

2pm, Mon, Nov 27, 2023 to 9pm, Sat, Feb 3, 2024 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 103rd, King Drive, 107th, Cottage Grove and 103rd.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Metra viaduct maintenance on 103rd at Cottage Grove.

 

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

Wed, Nov 29 until further notice

How does this affect my trip?
#134 Stockton/LaSalle Express, #135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express
and #136 Sheridan/LaSalle Express buses will be rerouted, running non-stop via Michigan Ave, between Wacker/Michigan and DuSable Lake Shore Drive/Michigan (at Oak St).

AM southbound #134, #135 and #136 express buses will exit DuSable Lake Shore Drive at Michigan and run non-stop until reaching their first regular service stop downtown on Wacker, west of Michigan.

PM northbound #134, #135 and #136 express buses will make a special courtesy stop on northbound Michigan Ave at the southeast corner of Michigan/Wacker before then running non-stop northbound on Michigan until resuming their normal express routing via DuSable Lake Shore Drive.

Allow extra travel time.

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Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to weight restrictions on the DuSable Lake Shore Drive Bridge over the Chicago River related to ongoing work by CDOT.

 


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.