Controversial Oak Creek Chick-fil-A opens soon

Posted at 11:40 AM, Jan 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-21 14:37:17-05

After much consternation, a Chick-fil-A will open in March in Oak Creek's Drexel Town Square near Drexel and Howell Avenues, according to

Initially, planning commissioners turned down a recommendation to allow the franchise location.  OakCreekNow reported nearly a year ago that a Chick-fil-A would not meet what those commissioners were hoping for - an "upscale" kind of scene within that area.

There were also concerns of traffic issues, particularly for a drive through restaurant that has been immensely popular in the two locations they have in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Are these concerns valid? Was this a good move for Oak Creek?

Jeff Wagner has scheduled this topic for the noon hour on WTMJ Thursday. Click here to listen live to WTMJ.