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City Waiting on NTSB to Hear Case on Washington Street Bridge

November 1st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Washington Street bridge which has been closed for several years has been identified as a top priority of both the city of Cumberland and Allegany County- however that in no way guarantees a resolution anytime soon. CSX, which has been reluctant to claim ownership of the bridge, has also shown little interest in paying for construction of a new bridge at the site that meets modern standards. As a result, county officials in June, filed an official complaint against CSX with the National Surface Transportation Board. Mayor Ray Morriss tells WCBC News that local officials are still  awaiting a date for the case to be heard…