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Charlestown residents raise traffic concerns over proposed Everett casino

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Charlestown residents implored Wynn Resorts Tuesday night to provide more details on its plan to address the increased traffic that will come to their neighborhood if state officials allow the gambling giant to build a resort casino in neighboring Everett.

About 200 residents packed Charlestown High School to hear from Wynn representatives and city officials during a public meeting on the proposed $1.6 billion project slated for a vacant former chemical site on the Mystic River.

The state Gaming Commission expects to award the Greater Boston casino license in May to either the Wynn team or a competing proposal from Mohegan Sun and Suffolk Downs, which hope to build a resort on the Revere side of the track.

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