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Morriss Discusses Washington Street Bridge Challenges

July 2nd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Washington Street bridge, which spans CSX railroad tracks, has been closed for several years and continues to serve as a point of frustration for residents as well as motorists who travel the West Side. Although it is clearly a city of Cumberland problem- the Allegany County Commissioners have been actively involved in trying to find a solution. In April, commissioners voted unanimously to permit county attorney Lee Beeman to file an official complaint against CSX with the National Surface Transportation Board. Mayor Ray Morriss, while fully supportive of that effort, acknowledged that it will be a challenge…