CHICAGO (FOX 32 NEWS) - The Cubs are one game away from going to their first World Series since 1945 and fans are consumed by the anticipation of Game 6 of the NLCS.
Meanwhile, city officials are planning to make it a safe experience for all around the ballpark.
"We're not going to give you the game plan, but I can tell you this, we're ready for anything that might come that way. We put enough resources out there to ensure that everybody can enjoy the game safely,” CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson said.
Barricades are already lining the streets around the corner of Clark and Addison.
The Office of Emergency Management and Communications has some new safety measures in place for a clinch game.
"We're not going to let trucks two hours before the game on Clark Street or Addison,” said Rich Guidice, OEMC first deputy.
When it comes to crowd control, officials said officers in Wrigleyville will vary the way they handle things based on the crowds that night, something chicago police have already had experience with.
"So we did have some experience with the Chicago Blackhawks winning three Stanley Cups. There's a lot that we can take from that public safety preparing that we can utilize for the next series,” Giudice said.
The goal is for the city to be able to celebrate peacefully if the Cubs clinch a spot in the World Series.
"Go Cubs! Anytime you have a sports team in chicago that does well, the city embraces and actually things settle down a little bit. Hopefully they'll win tomorrow and go to the World Series,” Johnson said.