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City Schedules Ceremony for Cas Taylor Bridge

April 21st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

A month from today, the city of Cumberland will conduct a ceremony at the  Baltimore Street bridge to honor former Maryland Speaker of the House Casper R. Taylor Jr.  The request was made by a group of citizens earlier this year as a way to pay tribute to a man who served Cumberland as a member of the House of Delegates for nearly 40 years- the last nine of those as House Speaker. The bridge at Baltimore Street, which crosses Wills Creek, is a primary artery into the downtown. The span is scheduled to undergo a $4 million renovation this summer, including new lighting and sidewalks. Taylor, 87,  is now retired and lives in Cumberland. Mayor Ray Morriss will serve as master of ceremonies at the May 21st event…