- Associated Press - Thursday, June 12, 2014

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) - The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is advising visitors to expect minor traffic delays near Cumberland due to the replacement of a CSX railroad bridge over the Potomac River.

Park officials said Wednesday that the work will begin later this month near Lift Lock 74. That’s several miles south of Cumberland.

Park officials say the work will continue for about 18 months.

They say CSX is installing a temporary parking lot nearby at Lift Lock 75. The company also is building a vehicle bridge to serve public traffic on River Road and enable heavy equipment to reach the work site.

The park says visitors should expect delays of up to 15 minutes.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide