Community Benefits Plan Announcement – June 14, 2019

On June 14, 2019, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA), Bridging North America, as well as the State of Michigan and the Government of Canada, unveiled a comprehensive and robust Community Benefits Plan for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.

The Community Benefits Plan is comprised of two components: the Workforce Development and Participation Strategy and the Neighbourhood Infrastructure Strategy.

The Workforce Development and Participation Strategy is geared toward engaging businesses and providing employment opportunities including workforce development, training and pre-apprenticeship/apprenticeships.

The Neighbourhood Infrastructure Strategy is a $20 million (CDN) suite of initiatives that are consistent with key regional priorities identified through consultation with communities on both sides of the border.

Read more about the Community Benefits Plan and initiatives to be implemented here.

News Releases

Backgrounders / Fact Sheets

Third Party Supportive Statements

Community Benefits Report

Technical Briefing


Watch the live announcement


Community Benefits Plan


Integrated Project Benefits

Community Engagement