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Recommendations for ‘Re-Imagine Greene Street’ Sent to Mayor and Council

May 5th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

It was more than a year ago that the city conducted what was called a Re-Imagine Greene Street workshop at the Allegany Museum- and now some recommendations have been put before the Cumberland Mayor and Council for consideration. City officials and staff have been working with business owners, residents and a consultant to develop a safer, more attractive and economically viable Greene Street. Melissa Miklus, a design associate with Alta Planning + Design, Baltimore and City Engineer John Difonzo presented a brief overview of some of the short term and long term proposals that could be implemented if the city approves and funding can be secured. Those potential improvements range from improved signage, improved crosswalks, maintenance, bricked sidewalks and perhaps a round-about at the intersection of Washington, Greene and Baltimore Streets in front of the Algonquin. Estimated price tag is anywhere between $5.5 to $6.5 million…


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