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Weekend Maintenance To Cause Delays On Blue Line

UIC-Halsted Blue Line Stop

A suspicious package shut down the UIC-Halsted Blue Line Stop overnight. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Late night Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this weekend as maintenance work is expected to cause minor delays.

Blue Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between the Jackson and Racine stops from 10 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday while crews perform maintenance at the UIC-Halsted station, according to the CTA’s website.

As a result, passengers must board and exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the LaSalle, Clinton and UIC-Halsted stations, the CTA said.

From 10:30 p.m. Sunday until 4 a.m. Monday, Blue Line trains will run on the same track between the Montrose and Harlem (O’Hare branch) tracks during track maintenance, the CTA said.

During that time, passengers must board and exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Jefferson station.

Minor delays are expected, and passengers are advised to allow extra travel time.

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