*Some of the below construction schedules are applied to the "Alternate Schedules" that are currently in effect due to the coronavirus. The below dates indicate the duration of construction projects, NOT how long Metra intends to keep the alternate schedules in effect. Please monitor alerts and check our homepage or the Ventra app for service updates.

Click here for information on Metra's 2021 construction plans. A map and project list can be found here.

To see which trains might be delayed by construction projects, look for the hardhat icon in the schedules for each line. 

BNSF: See below for effective construction dates

July 24 through September 3: Weekday and weekend construction occurring between Congress Park and Highlands. Midday trains with the helmet logos displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes. 

Metra Electric District: See below for effective construction dates

September 21, 2020 through March 6, 2022: Weekday and weekend construction taking place at Homewood for Amtrak station rehab.  Midday trains with the helmet logo displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

May 31 through August 1: Weekday and weekend track maintenance taking place between Van Buren St. and Kensington. Midday trains with the helmet logos displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

Milwaukee District North: See below for effective construction dates

July 9 through August 13: Weekday and weekend construction taking place at May Street/Aberdeen Street/ Morgan Street crossing renewals. Midday trains with the helmet logo displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

Milwaukee District West: See below for effective construction dates

July 9 through August 13: Weekday and weekend construction taking place at May Street/Aberdeen Street/ Morgan Street crossing renewals. Midday trains with the helmet logo displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

Union Pacific North: See below for effective construction dates

July 19 through August 6: Weekday and weekend track maintenance taking place between Winnetka and Highland Park. Midday trains with the helmets displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

Union Pacific NorthWest: See below for effective construction dates

July 19 through August 6: Weekday track maintenance taking place between Crystal Lake and Harvard. Midday trains with the helmet logos displayed underneath may experience delays.