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City Council Takes Action To Approve Interim Agreement With CSX

August 22nd, 2018 by WCBC Radio

With rumors circulating that the city of Cumberland’s negotiations with CSX Transportation would include permanently closing the Washington Street bridge- a standing room only crowd packed City Hall Tuesday night in protest. The meeting began with the City Council taking action to approve an interim agreement with CSX that would see ownership of the Cumberland Street bridge accepted by the city; a temporary or perhaps permanent bridge constructed for access on the West Side; and acknowledgement that the two sides would continue talks on a wide range of possible solutions to the West Side bridge issues. The some two dozen Washington Street residents in attendance voiced a mixture of frustration, anger and disappointment with the ongoing dilemma…


One Response to “City Council Takes Action To Approve Interim Agreement With CSX”

  1. August 23, 2018 at 7:53 am, Brian Caporale said:

    Keep on working council!


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