CTA Brown Line Riders Get Ready For Shake-Up

CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — 38,000 CTA riders are getting ready for a commute shake-up Monday.

The Wells Street Bridge is in the midst of a nine-day shutdown, which closes all traffic that uses the bridge to cross the Chicago River into the Loop, including the Brown and Purple CTA train lines.

This is the second nine-day closure in two months during the Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction Project.

A leaf of the superstructure is being replaced, and that also includes replacement tracks for the CTA trains that run over the bridge.

Brown and Purple line riders will have to revive some of the alternate routes they practiced last month to get into the Loop.

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When it comes to the Brown and Purple Lines, CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman has a breakdown of what you need to know.

-Some marked Brown Line trains will run only between Kimball and…

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