Photos: Red Line reconstruction
On May 19, 2013, the CTA kicked off its five-month-long reconstruction project on the Red Line from the Cermak-Chinatown stop to the 95th Street. It's the first time the 44-year-old track, primarily located on the Dan Ryan Expressway, will get a complete overhaul.
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Martes Carr, 25, right, rides the CTA red line south on the first weekday that the CTA's Red Line is open for business after being closed for a five-month reconstruction.