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Councilman says Traffic Congestion is frustrating, but worth it

March 12th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

With spring weather arriving, various construction projects are in full swing and it can make for a congested commute- particularly in downtown Cumberland. Road work has been taking place silmulatenously on Centre and Mechanic streets as well as on the Baltimore Street Bridge. And in a few weeks construction will begin on the downtown mall- work that will literally tear up Baltimore Street to allow for underground utilities and fiber to be replaced. City Councilman Jimmy Furstenberg says that while the traffic issues may be frustrating, in the big picture, these are encouraging developments for the city…