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Residents express some concern on possible North/South Corridor routing

Maryland residents participating in a public meeting discussing the corridors for the US 220 North/South Corridor expressed concern on two possible routes that would run through wildlife management areas.

One of the original five corridors ran through much of 9,500 acre Dan's Mountain Wildlife Management Area. That corridor has since been removed from consideration. However, two of the remaining three possible corridors has a routing that goes near or through parts of the wildlife area.

Other residents voiced concerns of possible routes going through the towns of LaVale and Cresaptown.

Maryland State Senator George Edwards said he hoped that the proposed corridors are still large enough that through the process of determining a route that the final route can be adjusted to where the concerns of the communities involved would be addressed.

The public open house meeting was held at Bel Air (MD) Elementary.

Story: State Highway Meeting ---Cumberland Times News

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