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Baltimore Street Project Review to Push Back Groundbreaking

September 13th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Review processes from state and federal highway administrations are ongoing for the  $9.7 million Baltimore Street Redevelopment Project.  Matt Miller, executive director of Cumberland Economic Development Corp, gave an update on the project at a meeting of the Downtown Development Commission Thursday. The redevelopment project is expected to include replacement of underground utility lines followed by reinstalling Baltimore Street through the pedestrian mall. City officials had hoped the project would get underway in the fall, however the reviews will likely place the breaking of ground into spring of 2022. While numerous delays over the past several years have many in the community skeptical that the project will ever come to fruition- Miller is encouraging downtown business and property owners to be prepared…