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CEDC director expects renovation bidding process to begin next month

September 11th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

In just a few months, the Downtown Development Commission should have a more concrete idea of exactly how much the redesign of the mall will cost. Latest estimates have been in the $9.6 million range- however that price is more than double the projected cost when the project was first discussed several years ago. The Baltimore Street Renovation Project, as it is known, is expected to get underway in early spring of next year. The project includes reinstalling Baltimore Street through the downtown pedestrian mall- allowing for vehicular traffic and limited parking. During Thursday’s DDC meeting, CEDC executive director Matt Miller said that plans are at the 90% completion stage and he expects the project to be put out for bid next month…