Fact Sheets

Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority – An Overview
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority – An Overview
Created in 2012, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) is a not-for-profit Canadian Crown corporation which reports to Parliament through the Government of Canada.
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Ongoing Engagement
Ongoing Engagement
In 2008, a new border transportation system for the Windsor-Detroit gateway was identified through the bi-national Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) study. Its five components included an Ontario access road – the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway, a…
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Stay Informed
Stay Informed
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) is engaging the community and its stakeholders as it works to build the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. There are many ways to stay connected with us. We encourage open dialogue and will work to answer your…
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Early Works – Exclusion Fence
Early Works – Exclusion Fence
Amico Infrastructures Inc., on behalf of the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA), has begun its Early Works construction activities to prepare the Canadian Port of Entry for the new Gordie Howe International Bridge project. There are three components…
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Early Works – An Overview
Early Works – An Overview
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) has selected Amico Infrastructures Inc. of Oldcastle, Ontario as its contractor to complete the Early Works on the site of the Canadian Port of Entry (POE). The Early Works activities will prepare the Canadian POE site…
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Gordie Howe International Bridge Project – An Overview
Gordie Howe International Bridge Project – An Overview
History In 2008, a new border transportation system for the Windsor-Detroit gateway was identified through the bi-national Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) study. Its five components included an Ontario access road – now known as the Rt. Hon.…
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Public-Private Partnership Model
Public-Private Partnership Model
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will be delivered through a public-private partnership (P3). What is a P3? According to P3 Canada, a public-private partnership is a long-term performance-based approach to procuring public infrastructure where…
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Public-Private Partnership Procurement Process
Public-Private Partnership Procurement Process
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will be delivered through a public-private partnership (P3). To select a private sector partner to deliver the project components – the Canadian and US Ports of Entry, the bridge and the Michigan Interchange…
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Gordie Howe International Bridge
Gordie Howe International Bridge
On May 14, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, along with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, announced that the new publicly-owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan will be named the Gordie Howe International…
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