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Cumberland Street Bridge subject of City Meeting

July 31st, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Engineering Department for the City of Cumberland would like to notify the public that on Tuesday, 8/4/2020, from 5:30pm-6:00pm. there will be a public work session to permit the Cumberland City Engineer and EBA Engineering, Inc., the City’s consultant, to present the preliminary plans for the future Cumberland Street Bridge Replacement Project.

 

This project shall replace the 174’-8” long by 38’-0” wide steel plate girder bridge with a new structure of similar dimensions between North Spruce Place and North Lee Street. The project is being funded through the Federal Highway Bridge Program from the Federal Highway Administration.

 

The general public is urged to attend, observe the presentation and provide comments on the project. The presentation shall include a description of the project, sequence of construction and maintenance of traffic plans.

 

The meeting will be held remotely as a video conference.

 

To view the meeting live, go to the City’s website at www.ci.cumberland.md.us and access the public meetings link under the Government tab or go to Facebook and access the Cumberland City Hall Livestream page. A recording of the work session will be posted on the Cumberland City Hall Livestream Facebook page after the meeting.

 

To provide public comment during this video conference, citizens must go to the following webpage on Zoom Meeting and sign into the meeting:

 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85370380041?pwd=blQzS0FpblFxeGhOVDM1U1pmMElNdz09

 

Use Meeting ID (853 7038 0041) Password (435897)

 

To join by phone dial: (+1 301 715 8592); Meeting ID (853 7038 0041) Password (435897)

 

Citizens wishing to speak will be placed in a waiting room and will be called upon at the appropriate time

 

Written comments may also be made by emailing the City Engineer at robert.smith@cumberlandmd.gov. All electronic comments must be submitted by 2pm on August 7, 2020.

 

Any questions leading up to the meeting should be directed to the Engineering Department at 301-759-6600.

 

 

One Response to “Cumberland Street Bridge subject of City Meeting”

  1. July 31, 2020 at 1:46 pm, DPM said:

    Rumor is is the city wants to make it a toll bridge with ALL proceeds going direct to CSX. Sounds about what the city butt kissing ‘leaders’ would do.

    Reply

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