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Agreement Reached for Bridge Replacement

September 7th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The long awaited reconstruction of the Cumberland Street Bridge is slated to begin around this time next year and at Tuesday’s Mayor and Council meeting, the consent agenda included a new agreement for the Fayette Street bridge reconstruction.  Mayor Ray Morriss explained that the cost-sharing agreement includes monies from the federal government, Maryland Department of Transportation, CSX, and the City of Cumberland…

Three of the city’s bridges were damaged by a CSX freight train and 2 have been closed since the incident.