roll

Chicago Skyway Operators Roll Out Multiple Community Support Efforts During COVID-19 Crisis

Skyway Concession Company builds on its potent dedication to the group with endeavours qualified to keeping vulnerable folks harmless and healthier and supporting crucial staff and to start with responders.

Press Release



updated: May well 11, 2020 04:00 EDT


Skyway Concession Company LLC (SCC), the company that operates and maintains the historic Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge (I-ninety), today announced a number of donations that reflect continued help of the community Skyway group and our crucial staff.

Trucker Tuesdays: Chicago Skyway is supplying snacks bags to truck motorists at the toll plaza each individual Tuesday for the duration of the thirty day period of May well. The snack bags, adorned with drawings produced by the family members of SCC employees, include bottled h2o as effectively as healthier, salty and sweet snacks. “With enhanced desire for food stuff and items for the duration of these unparalleled instances, truckers are having difficulties to navigate lengthy hauls with shut rest stops,” said Skyway’s CEO Fernando Redondo. “We hope these snack bags serve as a little token of the Skyway’s gratitude to America’s truckers for relocating the items that hold our nation relocating.”

Good Neighbor Plan: SCC is also supplying additional than ten,000 items of personalized protecting equipment for elderly and at-risk customers of our bordering group. With the support of the seventh, eighth, tenth, and twentieth, Ward offices, gloves and masks are getting dispersed to vulnerable neighbors in the wards bordering the Chicago Skyway on the southeast aspect of the Town.

Feed the Frontline: In a demonstrate of appreciation for the workers on the front lines of COVID-19, The Intensive Treatment Unit at Advocate Trinity Medical center, located just west of the Chicago Skyway gets meals donated by SCC. “These to start with responders work long several hours to be certain patients’ desires are met, frequently at their very own expenditure,” said Skyway CEO Redondo. “We can not thank them in human being, so Skyway hopes a superior food lets them know how significantly they are appreciated.”  

Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund: SCC also produced a $five,000 donation to The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund in a demonstrate of help for our much larger Chicago group. The fund is supplying essential desires to our Chicago neighbors in this time of disaster, partnering with philanthropy, govt, business and individual donors.

###

About the Chicago Skyway: Developed by the Town of Chicago in 1958, the Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge is a 7.eight-mile-lengthy toll street that connects the Indiana Toll Highway to the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago’s South Facet. 

The January 2005, 99-calendar year lease settlement among Skyway and the Town of Chicago was the to start with privatization of an current toll street in the United States.

​​​For contact:

Avis LaVelle
avis@alavelleconsulting.com
312 402 2171

Supply: Skyway Concession Company, LLC