Important Service Updates for CTA Riders

February 5, 2024

    Red and Blue Lines:

    • Attention Jackson Station travelers: The upper-level pedestrian transfer tunnel between the Adams-Jackson mezzanines of the Red and Blue lines is closed indefinitely for essential maintenance. Passengers requiring accessible transfers between lines can utilize the lower-level free transfer tunnel or street-level transfer via Jackson Blvd.


    Blue Line:

    • Minor delays and boarding changes: Effective until Thursday (February 8), expect nightly track maintenance to ensure continued safe operation between Damen and Clark/Lake stations. Board and exit trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at Division, Chicago, and Grand stations. Please allow extra travel time to accommodate these short-term adjustments.

    Bus Routes:

    • Upcoming reroutes: Several bus routes have implemented temporary or long-term reroutes, effective this week or the coming weekend. Key changes include:
      • #22 Clark: Rerouted due to construction projects and roadway work, operating via Clark, Halsted, Addison, and Clark (effective February 9th to April 1st).
      • #26 South Shore Express, #71 South Shore/71st, #87 87th: Rerouted due to construction, affecting specific directions and stops (in effect until February 19th).
      • #35 31st/35th: Rerouted due to viaduct maintenance, affecting eastbound travel (in effect until February 19th).
      • #70 Division, #78 Montrose, #92 Foster: Rerouted due to various maintenance activities, impacting specific directions and stops (concludes between February 7th and 9th).
      • #106 East 103rd: Rerouted due to viaduct maintenance (effective until April 2, 2024).
      • #134, #135, #136, #156 LaSalle: Northbound bus stop at Franklin/Jackson temporarily discontinued due to construction (concludes March 1st).