Blue Line service changes through Jan. 13, 2020!

Date: 
11/30/2019
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Station as well as track work by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) along the Blue Line may cause extra trip time for riders. The CTA advises riders to allow for extra travel time. 

STATION WORK
As part of the Your New Blue modernization program, there will be work on the Division St. and Grand Ave. stations. 

East Entrance Stairway temporary closure -- Division St. station

From 5 a.m., Mon., Dec. 2 until Jan. 13, 2020 or until completed

The street-to-mezzanine entrance stairway located on the Polish Triangle at the intersection of Division Street, Ashland and Milwaukee Avenues. 

Enter and exit the station via the stairway across Ashland on the southwest corner of Ashland and Milwaukee.

Forest Park-bound trains will bypass Grand Ave. Station - Dec. 2 thru Dec. 5

From 8 p.m. on Mon., Dec. 2 through 4 a.m., Fri., Dec. 5

Forest Park-bound trains will not stop at Grand Ave. Station.

    • For Forest Park-bound service from Grand, take a O’Hare-bound train to Chicago and transfer to a Forest Park-bound train. 
    • For Forest Park-bound service to Grand, take a Forest Park-bound train to Clark/Lake and transfer to a O’Hare-bound train.

Consider using the adjacent Blue Line stations at Clark/Lake or Chicago, where trains in both directions will continue to stop. 

#56 Milwaukee buses connect with both stations, where Blue Line trains will stop in both directions and also run through the Loop (via Loop Link).

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The following work between Dec. 2 and 5 is part of the CTA work to keep trains operating safely along the Blue Line: 

Boarding changes between LaSalle and Grand

From 10 p.m. on Mon., Dec. 2 through 4 a.m. Tues,  Dec. 3 

Board and exit on the Forest Park-bound platform at Jackson, Monroe, Washington and Clark/Lake stations. 

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between LaSalle and Grand.  

Boarding changes between LaSalle and Grand

From 10 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 4 through 4 a.m. Thurs, Dec. 5 

Board and exit on the O'Hare-bound platform at Clark/Lake, Washington, Monroe and Jackson stations. 

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Grand and LaSalle.

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