The Chicago Transit Authority will be doing some work on the Purple Line Saturday that will reduce the traffic lanes on Madison Street between Chicago Avenue and Custer Avenue.

One lane of traffic will be maintained for both directions utilizing traffic control. Also parking in the immediate area will be restricted. In addition, the sidewalk on the north side of Madison will be closed.

The CTA says that flaggers will assist pedestrians and traffic at all times during working hours, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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