CITY OF CHICAGO LEADERS HOST TOWN HALLS TO SHARE UPDATES ON CASINO DEVELOPMENT PLANS

April 6, 2022

Expect traffic impacts in the area around these events

City leaders and representatives from the Bally's Casino bid share an update on their development plans and hear from the local community at local town halls this week.The Public is invited to attend in person by registering online and each will be livestreamed at Chicago.gov/live.

The Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) will have Traffic Control Aides (TCAs) on hand to direct flow and impacts from traffic. If necessary, seek alternate route in the areas around the events.

April 6th, 6-8pm - Tribune at Tribune Publishing
Tribune Publishing Plant
700 W Chicago Avenue
Parking: enter the lot on Chicago Avenue between Halsted and Larrabee
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

April 7th 6-8pm - Rivers 78 at 78
UIC Forum Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum
725 W Roosevelt Road
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) will monitor events in collaboration with public safety partners. Throughout the year, OEMC issues alerts and notifications needed to keep residents up to date on weather/traffic conditions and emergencies. Sign up for NotifyChicago alerts at NotifyChicago.org. OEMC also issues TEXT alerts for lakefront notices, issues affecting businesses or COVID-19 updates:

CHILAKE: For lakefront notices, TEXT “CHILAKE” to 7-8-0-1-5
CHIBIZ: For alerts affecting businesses, TEXT “CHIBIZ” to 6-7-2-8-3
COVID: Get COVID-19 updates by TEXTING “COVID19” to 6-7-2-8-3

For additional information on emergency preparedness information, visit the OEMC website at Chicago.gov/OEMC. Follow the Office of Emergency Management and Communications on Facebook (@coemc), Twitter (@ChicagoOEMC) and Instagram (chicago_oemc_911).

 

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