Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Mar 27 - 30

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As a precaution against the spread of COVID-19, we ask you all to keep as much distance between you and others as possible to help promote a healthy travel environment for everyone. Thank you for your cooperation and for riding the cta.

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Rail Lines


BLUE LINE

Mar 27 – 29
10pm Fri to 5am Sat
10pm Sat to 6am Sun

Delays Between Jefferson Park and Harlem (O’Hare branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Jefferson Park and Harlem (O’Hare branch), 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 Blue Line.


RED LINE


Mar 29 – 30
11pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/Clybourn

How does this affect my trip?
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.

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 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 week 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

9am, Mon, Mar 16 to 5am, Mon, Mar 30 or completion 

 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 at Michigan/18th.
 

#12 Roosevelt Temporary Reroute 

9am, Mon, Mar 16 to 5am, Mon, Mar 30 or completion 

How does this affect my trip? 
Westbound buses will operate via Indiana, 16th, Michigan, 18th, Indiana, and 14th, then resume their normal route on Roosevelt. 

Eastbound buses are not affected. 

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to viaduct construction at Michigan/18th. 
 

#12 Roosevelt Temporary Reroute

10:30am, Mon, Mar 23 to 5pm, Tue, Mar 31 or completion 

How does this affect my trip?  
Buses will operate in both directions via Kimball, Addison, Kedzie, Irving Park, and Kimball.

Allow extra travel time.

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

Temporary Reroutes
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#20 Madison 
#56 Milwaukee 
#60 Blue Island/26 
#124 Navy Pier

Sat, Mar 28 
8am to 8pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?  
Southbound #J14 Jeffery Jump
 and #56 Milwaukee, and eastbound #20 Madison#60 Blue Island/26th, and #124 Navy Pier buses will operate via Washington, State, and Monroe to Michigan.

#J14 buses will resume their normal route on Michigan. 

#20 and #56 buses will operate via Michigan to Madison, then resume their normal route on Madison.

#60 and #124 buses will operate via Michigan to Washington, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Northbound #J14southbound #56, and westbound #20, #60, and #124 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to a crane lift at Washington/State.


#59 59th/61st Temporary Reroute

Mar 26 - 28
10am Thu to 4pm Sat or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via 61st, Ellis, 60th, and Cottage Grove, then resume their normal route on 61st.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility construction at 61st/Cottage Grove.
 

#80 Irving Park Temporary Reroute 

Mar 23 - 28
9am Mon to 5pm Sat or completion   

How does this affect my trip? 
Eastbound
 buses will operate via Irving Park, Damen, Montrose, and Ashland, then resume their normal route on Irving Park.  

Westbound buses are not affected.  

Allow extra travel time.   

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to Metra viaduct demolition and reconstruction. 
 

#126 Jackson Temporary Bus Stop Change

Fri, Mar 27, 2020 to Fri, Mar 26, 2022 or completion     

How does this affect my trip? 
The eastbound bus stops at the northeast corners of Jackson/Halsted and Jackson/ Desplaines will be temporarily discontinued. 

Board eastbound buses at the southeast corner of Van Buren/Halsted and at the northeast corner of Jefferson/Van Buren.    

Why is service being changed?  
These bus stops are relocated due to the Jane Byrne Interchange construction project. 
 

#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

9am, Fri, Mar 27, 2020 to 9am, Fri, Mar 25, 2022  or completion   

How does this affect my trip? 
Eastbound
 buses will operate via Jackson, Halsted, Van Buren, and Jefferson, then resume their normal route on Jackson.  

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.  

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to the Jane Byrne Interchange construction project.  
 

#151 Sheridan Temporary Reroute

Sat, Mar 28
8am to 8pm or completion 

How does this affect my trip? 
Northbound
 buses will operate via Dearborn, Monroe, and Michigan to Washington, then continue their normal route on Michigan. 

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to a crane lift at Washington/State. 

 

 

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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Red Line
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Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
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