November 26, CTA reopened
the Montrose station to customers and temporarily
closed the Damen station for
up to 12 months. On December 3, the CTA reopened
the Addison station
and temporarily closed the Irving
Park station for up to 12 months.
Both Montrose and Addison have been closed to service
Station improvements include the installation of
elevators which makes the stations accessible to customers
with disabilities. In
addition, platforms have been lengthened so longer
trains will eventually be able to operate there, stairways
have been widened and improvements such as brighter
lighting and windbreaks are also part of the upgrades.