KFC and Long John Silver’s Coming Back

Machesney Park restaurant to be rebuilt this summer

MACHESNEY PARK, IL (March 31, 2017) – The Village of Machesney Park announced Friday that plans to rebuild the KFC and Long John Silver’s restaurant on Route 173 are moving forward, following the fire that damaged the building on March 5th.

Machesney Park Village President Jerry Bolin said “The Village is working to assist KFC and Long John Silver’s through an expedited rebuilding process,” noted the incumbent Mayor. “Their restaurant and the jobs they provide are very important to the Village and we are doing everything we can to help them get back on track as soon as possible,” said Mayor Bolin.

The Machesney Park KFC/Long John Silvers is a franchisee-owned location. Ownership and brand representatives are finalizing insurance reimbursements and will submit plans for permit as soon as they are released. Updates will be announced on the Village’s Destination Machesney Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/destinationmachesney.


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