Service between the Damen and Logan Square stations will stop from 10 p.m. Friday through 4 a.m. Monday.
Rail service will be suspended between Western and Kimball and replaced by shuttle buses this weekend.
The city is asking Near North Side residents what transit improvements can be made in the area.
The Chicago Transit Authority said the nighttime work would continue through Aug. 14.
Ald. Pawar is launching a survey and deploying street teams to build a case for the route's return.
A study of the area found an increase in businessses, among other things, since the station opened.
The lot at 1044 W. Newport Ave. has been zoned for townhouses, two-flats and multi-unit buildings.
Merchants and community leaders look forward to new stations, but are prepared for construction "hell."
The CTA presented renderings, facts and figures at a Lakeview open house Thursday night.
The North Side stations, built in the early 20th century, need the upgrades, residents said.
The CTA will hold the event Tuesday night to discuss the possible extension of the line south to 130th.
The man boarded a Western bus near Lunt Avenue about 2 p.m. Saturday, witnesses and police said.
Transit officials said Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr will all be renovated as soon as 2017.
Work will begin at the Harrison Red Line Station and the Orange Line's 18th Street Corridor.
The preliminary report released Monday also confirmed the operator said she fell asleep at the helm.
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