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Morriss: Replacing Washington Street Bridge not on CSX Priority List

June 3rd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Cumberland Mayor Ray Morriss told WCBC’s “Dave Norman Show” Wednesday that while he remains optimistic the closed Washington Street Bridge can be replaced- he acknowledges that there is a chance it won’t re-open. Closed for close to four years, Washington Street’s bridge is one of three on the city’s West Side in various states or disrepair- but is the one considered the biggest challenge. The mayor says talks with CSX have been progressing when it comes to Fayette Street- but the transportation company doesn’t view Washington Street as a priority…