Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Jul 12–15

Rail Lines

PINK LINE

Trains Rerouted Downtown

Sat, Jul 13
7am to 6pm  

How does this affect my trip?
Pink Line trains will operate counterclockwise on the Outer Loop.

Board/exit Pink Line trains on the Brown Line platform at all Loop stations.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely on the Loop Elevated.

Map showing Pink Line trains taking Outer Loop (counterclockwise) route around full Loop during work.

 

GREEN & ORANGE LINES

Boarding Change, Delays Between Roosevelt and the Loop

Sat, Jul 13
7am to 6pm

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all Green and Orange line trains on the Ashland/63rd-Cottage Grove and Midway-bound side of the platform at the Roosevelt elevated station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Roosevelt and the Loop.

Significant delays are possible. Please allow extra travel time or even consider other CTA service in advance to get to your destination. To receive emails or text messages regarding a specific bus/rail route, please sign-up at transitchicago.com/updates

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Orange and Green lines.

 

PURPLE LINE

Jul 14 – 15
10pm Sun to 4am Mon

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Linden-bound side of the platform at the Noyes and Foster stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Central and Davis, 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 Purple 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
#10 Museum of Science & Industry
#20 Madison
#29 State
#36 Broadway
#56 Milwaukee
#62 Archer
#124 Navy Pier
#146 Inner Lake Shore/Michigan Express
#147 Outer DuSable Lake Shore Express
#151 Sheridan
Temporary Reroute

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #6 Jackson Park Express, #10 Museum of Science & Industry
and #62 Archer buses will operate via Wacker, Clark, and Ida B. Wells, then resume their normal route on State. Northbound #10 buses will operate via State, Adams, Dearborn, and Wacker to State, then continue their normal route on Wacker. Northbound #6 and #62 buses are not affected.

Eastbound #20 Madison and #56 Milwaukee buses will end their trips at Washington/Clark. Westbound #20 and #56 buses begin their trips at Madison/Dearborn.

Northbound #29 State buses will operate via State, Adams, Dearborn, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on State. Southbound #29 buses will operate via State, Wacker, Clark, and Ida B. Wells, then resume their normal route on State.

Southbound #36 Broadway buses will operate via State, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Van Buren. Northbound #36 buses are not affected.

Eastbound #124 Navy Pier buses will operate via Washington, Dearborn, and Illinois to Columbus, then continue their normal route on Illinois. Westbound #124 buses will operate via Grand, State, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Northbound #146 Inner Lake Shore/Michigan Express buses will operate via State, Adams, Dearborn, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Michigan. Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Wacker, Clark, and Ida B. Wells, then resume their normal route on State.

Northbound #147 Outer DuSable Lake Shore Express buses will operate via State, Adams, Dearborn, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Michigan. Southbound buses are not affected.

Northbound #151 Sheridan buses will operate via Dearborn, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Michigan. Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Sunday’s on State. 

 

#19 United Center Express
#20 Madison
Temporary Reroute

6am, Mon, Jul 8 to 6am, Tue, Jul 16 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound #20 Madison
buses will operate via Madison, Paulina, Washington, and Damen, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Eastbound #19 United Center Express and #20 buses will operate via Madison, Damen, Jackson, and Ogden.

#19 buses will operate via Ogden, then resume their normal route on Washington.

#20 buses will operate via Ogden and Paulina, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Windy City Smoke-out at the United Center.

 

#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Jul 12 – 14
3pm Fri to 11pm Sun

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Broadway, Belmont, Halsted, and Clark.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Dine Out On Broadway.

 

#37 Sedgwick
#125 Water Tower Express
Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Jul 10 to 4pm, Fri, Jul 26 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #37 Sedgwick buses will operate via Franklin, Wacker, LaSalle and Grand, then resume their normal route on Orleans.

Northbound #125 Water Tower Express buses will operate via Wacker and LaSalle, then resume their normal route on Ohio. 

Southbound #37 and #125 buses are not affected.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance on the Franklin-Orleans Bridge over the Chicago River.

 

#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute

Jul 12 – 15
12:01am Fri to 5am Mon

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the West Fest.

 

#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute

Sat, Jul 13
6am to 5pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Chicago, Pulaski, Augusta, Homan, and Chicago.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the West Humboldt Park Arts Fest.

 

#86 Narragansett/Ridgeland Temporary Reroute

Effective, Thu, Jul 11

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound #86 Narragansett-Ridgeland bus stop on the southeast corner on Nagle at Devon/Milwaukee will be eliminated.

For northbound #86 service, board/exit buses at Nagle/Haft.

 

#87 87th Temporary Reroute

Jul 12 – 14
6pm Fri to 9pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 87th, Halsted, Vincennes, 83rd, and Lafayette, then resume their normal route on 87th.

Westbound buses will operate via 87th, State, 83rd, Vincennes, and Halsted, then resume their normal route on 87th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to bridge construction at 87th/Holland.

 

#97 Skokie
#54A North Cicero/Skokie Blvd.
Temporary Reroute

Effective, Thu, Jul 11

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound #54A North Cicero/Skokie Blvd. and westbound #97 Skokie bus stop on the northeast corner at Bronx/Dempster (north sidewalk of Dempster at Bronx) will be eliminated.

For northbound #54A and westbound #97 service to the Old Orchard Mall, board/exit buses on the northeast corner at Dempster/Bronx (east sidewalk of Bronx at Dempster).

For eastbound #97 service to the Howard Red/Purple/Yellow Line station, board/exit buses on the southwest corner at Bronx/Dempster.

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Blue Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts