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CSX & City Continue To Work Toward Repairs To Washington St. Bridge

September 16th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The city of Cumberland and CSX continuing to work toward some long range repairs to the Washington Street bridge. Structural problems were discovered two years ago and the bridge was closed to vehicular traffic at one point. City officials rejected a request by CSX for the city to take over ownership of the bridge. CSX had hoped city ownership would help obtain federal funding for the repairs. Negotiations between the city and CSX led to CSX agreeing to pay for a study to determine exactly what needs to be done. City Administrator Jeff Rhodes….


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