Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Jul 20 - 23

 

Rail Lines




GREEN, BLUE, PINK LINES


Jul 20 – 22
Fri to Sun

Increased Capacity and More Frequent Service for 2018 Pitchfork Music Festival

How does this affect my trip?
Green Line
Fri: Longer trains will operate from Cottage Grove, 10:22am to 1am next day; from Ashland/63rd, 9:30am to 1am next day, and from Harlem/Lake, 11am to 1am next day.

Sat and Sun, daily: Longer trains will operate between Harlem/Lake and Ashland/63rd-Cottage Grove from 11am to 1am next day.

Blue Line
Fri to Sun, daily: Longer trains will operate between Forest Park and O’Hare on Friday until 1am next day, and on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 1am next day.

Pink Line
Fri: More frequent service will operate between 54th/Cermak and the Loop, every 10 minutes from 7pm to 11:30pm.

Sat and Sun, daily: More frequent service will operate between 54th/Cermak and the Loop, every 10 minutes from 6pm to 11:30pm on Saturday and from 6pm to 11pm on Sunday.

Why is service being changed?
Added service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending Pitchfork.

 

BLUE LINE



Jul 20 - 21
10pm Fri to 4am Sat

Boarding Change, Delays Between Austin and Western (Forest Park branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Cicero, Pulaski, and Kedzie-Homan stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Austin and Western (Forest Park 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 .


Sat, Jul 21
6am to 6pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between UIC-Halsted and Western (Forest Park branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Racine and Illinois Medical District stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between UIC-Halsted and Western (Forest Park branch), resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing construction to improve the Illinois Medical District station.


Sun, Jul 22
6am to 6pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between Western (Forest Park branch) and UIC-Halsted  

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Illinois Medical District and Racine stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Western (Forest Park branch) and UIC-Halsted, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing construction to improve the Illinois Medical District station.

 

RED LINE



Jul 21 - 22
Sat to Sun
7am to 5pm, daily

Boarding Change at Fullerton Station

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit 95th-bound Red Line trains on the Brown Line side of the 95th- and Loop-bound platform at the Fullerton station.

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.

Temporary Reroutes 
#3 King Drive
#4 Cottage Grove
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science and Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#29 State
#62 Archer
#130 Museum Campus

Sun, Jul 22
6am to 10:30am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Various streets Downtown will be closed. Buses will be rerouted.

#3 King Drive, #4 Cottage Grove: Board buses in both directions on State between 35th and Roosevelt. Buses will begin/end their trips at the Roosevelt Red, Orange, Green lines station. Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt station and Downtown.

#6 Jackson Park Express: Board buses in both directions on State between 25th and Roosevelt. Buses will begin/end their trips at the Roosevelt Red, Orange, Green lines station. Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt station and Downtown.

#10 Museum of Science & Industry: Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Ontario, Wells, Grand, Halsted, Roosevelt, State, 25th, and Stevenson Expressway (I-55), then resume their normal route on Lake Shore Drive. Northbound buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive, Stevenson Expressway (I-55), State, and Roosevelt. Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt station and Downtown. Buses will continue via Roosevelt, Halsted, Grand, Orleans, and Ohio, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

#J14 Jeffery Jump: Northbound buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive, Stevenson Expressway (I-55), State, and Roosevelt. Use Red, Green, or Orange line trains to travel between Roosevelt station and Downtown. Buses will continue via Roosevelt, Halsted, and Washington, ending their trips at Washington/Jefferson. Southbound buses will begin their trips at Washington/Jefferson, operate via Washington, Canal, Randolph, Halsted, Roosevelt, State, 25th, and Stevenson Expressway (I-55), then resume their normal route on Lake Shore Drive.

#29 State, #62 Archer: Buses will begin/end their trips at the Roosevelt Red, Orange, Green lines station. Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt station and Downtown.

#130 Museum Campus: Eastbound buses will operate via Canal, Van Buren, Halsted, Roosevelt, ending their trips at the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station. Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt station and Downtown. Westbound buses will begin their trips at the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station, operate via Roosevelt, Wabash, 8th, State, Roosevelt, Halsted, and Jackson to Canal, ending their trips at Jackson/Canal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Rock and Roll Half Marathon.


Temporary Reroute
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science and Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump

Sat, Jul 21
5am to 8am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Between Balbo/Michigan and Roosevelt/Columbus, #6 Jackson Park Express, #10 Museum of Science &
Industry, and #J14 Jeffery Jump buses will operate in both directions via Michigan and Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Rock and Roll 5K.
 

Temporary Reroute
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science and Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump

Sun, Jul 22
1am to 6am and 10:30am to 3pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Between Balbo/Michigan and Roosevelt/Columbus #6, #10, and #J14 buses will operate via Michigan and Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Rock and Roll Half Marathon set-up and clean-up.
 

Temporary Reroutes
#12 Roosevelt
#18 16th/18th
#20 Madison
#21 Cermak
#56 Milwaukee

Sun, Jul 22
6am to 10:30am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Various streets Downtown will be closed. Buses will be rerouted.

#12 Roosevelt, #18 16th/18th: Buses will begin/end their trips at the Roosevelt Red, Orange, Green lines station.

#20 Madison: Eastbound buses will operate via Washington to Clinton, ending their trips at Washington/Clinton. Westbound buses will begin their trips at Washington/Clinton, operate via Washington, Canal, Randolph, and Halsted, then resume their normal route on Madison.

#21 Cermak: Eastbound buses will operate via Cermak, State, Archer, Clark, and Cermak, ending their trips at the Cermak-Chinatown Red Line station. Buses will not operate to/from Mercy Hospital. Westbound buses will begin their trips at the Cermak-Chinatown Red Line station, then continue their normal route on Cermak.

#56 Milwaukee: Southbound buses will operate via Washington to Clinton, ending their trips at Washington/Clinton. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Washington/Clinton, operate via Washington, Canal and Randolph, then resume their normal route on Jefferson.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Rock and Roll Half Marathon.
 

Temporary Reroutes
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#20 Madison
#22 Clark
#36 Broadway
#56 Milwaukee
#60 Blue Island/26th
#62 Archer
#124 Navy Pier
#126 Jackson
#130 Museum Campus
#151 Sheridan

Sat, Jul 21
9:30am to 12 noon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#J14 Jeffery Jump: Northbound
buses will operate via Madison, State, Randolph, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison. Southbound buses will operate via Washington, LaSalle, Wacker, and State, then resume their normal route on Washington.

#20 Madison, #56 Milwaukee: Westbound #20 and northbound #56 buses will operate via Madison, State, Randolph, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison. Eastbound #20 and southbound #56 buses will operate via Washington, LaSalle, Wacker, and State, then resume their normal route on Washington.

#22 Clark, #36 Broadway, #62 Archer: Northbound buses will operate via Dearborn, Congress, State, and Randolph, then resume their normal route on Dearborn. Southbound buses are not affected.

#60 Blue Island/26th: Westbound buses will operate via Randolph and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison. Eastbound buses will operate via Washington, LaSalle, Wacker, and State, then resume their normal route on Washington.

#124 Navy Pier: Westbound buses will operate via Madison, State, Randolph, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Madison. Eastbound buses are not affected.

#126 Jackson: Eastbound buses will operate via Jackson, LaSalle, Wacker, and State, then resume their normal route on Jackson. Westbound buses will operate via Adams, State, Wacker, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Adams.

#130 Museum Campus, #151 Sheridan: From State/Adams, westbound #130 and southbound #151 buses will operate via State, Randolph, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Adams. Northbound #151 buses will operate via Jackson, LaSalle, Wacker, and State, then resume their normal route on Washington. Eastbound #130 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Disability Pride Parade. 


#22 Clark Temporary Reroute

4pm, Fri, Jul 20 to 4pm, Fri, Aug 3 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Clark, Foster, Ashland, and Lawrence, then resume their normal route on Clark.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work at Clark/Winnemac.
 

Temporary Reroutes
#22 Clark
#36 Broadway
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express
#151 Sheridan

Sun, Jul 22
6am to 10:30am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Various streets Downtown will be closed. Buses will be rerouted.

#22 Clark: Southbound buses will operate via Clark, Wacker, and Dearborn, ending their trips at Dearborn/Grand. Use Red Line trains to travel between the Grand subway station and Downtown. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Grand, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

#36 Broadway: Southbound buses will operate via State, Ontario, Clark, Wacker, and Dearborn, ending their trips at Dearborn/Ohio. Use Red Line trains to travel between the Grand Red Line subway station and Downtown. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Grand, operate via Dearborn and Ohio, then resume their normal route on State.

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express, #147 Outer Drive Express: Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Ontario, Clark, Wacker, and Dearborn, ending their trips at Dearborn/Grand. Use Red Line trains to travel between the Grand subway station and Downtown. #146 buses will not enter the Museum Campus. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Grand, operate via Dearborn and Ohio, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

#151 Sheridan: Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Ontario, Clark, Wacker, and Dearborn, ending their trips at Dearborn/Grand. Use Red Line trains to travel between the Grand subway station and Downtown. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Grand, operate via Dearborn and Ohio, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Rock and Roll Half Marathon.
 

#36 Broadway Bus Stop Temporaily Discontinued

Fri, Jul 18 to Fri, Dec 28 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound stop at the southeast corner of Broadway/West Sheridan (3900N) is temporarily discontinued.

Board buses one block north at Broadway/Irving Park or one block south at Broadway/Halsted.

Why is service being changed?
This bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to building construction.

 

#56 Milwaukee Bus Stop Temporaily Discontinued

7am, Wed, Jul 18 to 4pm, Fri, Aug 3 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The southeastbound stop near the southeast corner of Milwaukee at Carpenter (721N Carpenter) is temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
This bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to building construction.
 

Temporary Reroutes
#60 Blue Island/26th
#65 Grand
#66 Chicago
#124 Navy Pier
#126 Jackson

Sun, Jul 22
6am to 10:30am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Various streets Downtown will be closed. Buses will be rerouted.

#60 Blue Island/26th: Eastbound buses will operate via Jackson, and Clinton, ending their trips at the Clinton Blue Line subway station. Use Blue Line trains to travel between the Clinton subway station, located two blocks south of Union Station, and Downtown. Westbound buses will begin their trips at the Clinton subway station, then continue their normal route on Clinton.

#65 Grand: Eastbound buses will operate via Grand, Orleans, Ohio, and McClurg, then resume their normal route on Illinois. Westbound buses will operate via Grand, McClurg, Ontario, and Wells, then resume their normal route on Grand.

#66 Chicago: Eastbound buses will operate via Fairbanks, Ohio, and McClurg, then resume their normal route on Illinois. Westbound buses will operate via Grand, McClurg, and Ontario, then resume their normal route on Fairbanks.

#124 Navy Pier: Westbound buses will operate via Grand, McClurg, Ontario, Wells, Grand, Halsted, Jackson, Canal, ending their trips at Canal/Jackson. Eastbound buses will begin their trips at Canal/Jackson, operate via Canal, Van Buren, Halsted, Grand, Orleans, Ohio, and McClurg, then resume their normal route on Illinois.

#126 Jackson: Eastbound buses end their trips at Jackson/Canal. Westbound buses will begin their trips at Canal/Jackson, operate via Canal to Adams, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Rock and Roll Half Marathon.

 

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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