Fact Sheets

9 Things to Know – Our Progress During 2017
9 Things to Know – Our Progress During 2017
Our progress during 2017 2017 has been quite a year for Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority and one with many accomplishments. Here are just a few highlights:
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Public-Private Partnership (P3) Procurement Process
Public-Private Partnership (P3) Procurement Process
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will be delivered through a public-private partnership or a P3. To select a private-sector partner to deliver the project components – the Canadian and US POEs, the bridge and the Michigan Interchange...
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Mitigating Emissions and Keeping Traffic Moving on the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project – US Project Components
Mitigating Emissions and Keeping Traffic Moving on the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project – US Project Components
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will result in the safe, efficient and effective movement of traffic through the Windsor-Detroit gateway. Residents adjacent to the project have expressed concern regarding...
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Community Benefits: Guiding Framework
Community Benefits: Guiding Framework
Community benefit programs are identified opportunities that can advance economic, social or environmental conditions. These opportunities are often included in public projects. The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will include...
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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...
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Species at Risk and the Gordie Howe International Bridge
Species at Risk and the Gordie Howe International Bridge
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) is taking steps to ensure that wildlife and several species at risk (SAR) adjacent to the Canadian Port of Entry site are protected while construction is taking place. WDBA is required to develop and implement...
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Exclusion Fence Installation
Exclusion Fence Installation
Preparatory Activities work at the site of the Canadian Port of Entry (POE) is proceeding in a two-phase approach, with completion expected in late 2018. Phase One construction began in October 2015 and consists of the construction of a perimeter...
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Community Benefits
Community Benefits
WDBA has mandated that a comprehensive Community Benefits Plan be formulated and delivered by the private-sector partner with stringent oversight by WDBA. This plan will contain initiatives that will have a positive impact on communities in Windsor and Detroit.…
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Gordie Howe International Bridge Project - Multi-Use Path
Gordie Howe International Bridge Project - Multi-Use Path
WDBA, in response to public consultation and feedback, has revised the design requirements of the Gordie Howe International Bridge project to include a dedicated multi-use path that will accommodate pedestrians and cyclists.
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