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Highway Engineers Looking for Possible 220 Corridor Connection in Cresaptown

October 13th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The idea of a major north-south highway through Allegany County continues to move forward with the U.S. Route 220 corridor remaining one of the focal points. In addition to moving traffic north on Route 220, advocates hope for a four-lane, divided Route 220 that, in a southerly direction, would travel through Allegany County into West Virginia at Keyser and through New Creek. In Maryland, highway engineers are looking for a possible route to connect Interstate 68 at LaVale to Route 220 in Cresaptown. With Route 220 (south of Cumberland) in Bowling Green and a portion of Cresaptown lined with homes and businesses. Delegate Mike McKay, during a recent meeting with state transportation officials, said that he had a recent conversation with the state speaker of the House in West Virginia about the project- and offered him assurances that efforts are continuing to bring this project to fruition…