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CEDC Preparing Mitigation Plans for Downtown Businesses on Baltimore Street

July 15th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

With the $10 million downtown mall renovation project set to go out to bid to prospective construction in just a few weeks- the Downtown Development Commission is moving forward with plans to let businesses know what to expect. Known as the Baltimore Street Access Project, plans include reinstalling Baltimore Street through the downtown pedestrian mall following the replacement of underground utility lines. The plan also includes a new streetscape with plants and shrubs, as well as reimagined parklets.  The Cumberland Economic Development Corp. are preparing mitigation plans for downtown businesses to help them work with any inconveniences that may occur during the construction period. DDC executive director Melinda Kelleher said while business owners were contacted early on, it may be time for a reminder…