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Public Information Meetings
Public Information Meetings
WDBA held Public Information Meetings on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, in Windsor, Ontario and Wednesday, November 18, 2015, in Detroit, Michigan to provide opportunities learn more about the project, including how the procurement process to identify the private…
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WDBA launches procurement process for Gordie Howe International Bridge
WDBA launches procurement process for Gordie Howe International Bridge
On July 20, 2015, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) reached yet another important milestone with the release of the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the private sector partner for the Gordie Howe International Bridge. The RFQ is the first stage…
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WDBA presents to Bridging Our Local Economy event sponsored by the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
WDBA presents to Bridging Our Local Economy event sponsored by the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
The construction and eventual operation of the Gordie Howe International Bridge will result in new opportunities for regional businesses that supply goods, materials and services for the project.  To help regional businesses prepare themselves, representatives…
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Canadian Honorary Consuls in the U.S. and DFATD staff tour Windsor-Detroit border
Canadian Honorary Consuls in the U.S. and DFATD staff tour Windsor-Detroit border
On June 15, 2015, several Canadian Honorary Consuls in the U.S. took a tour of the existing Windsor-Detroit border operations, the soon to be completed Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway and the site of the proposed Canadian inspection plaza for the Gordie Howe International…
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Site preparation for Canadian inspection plaza begins
Site preparation for Canadian inspection plaza begins
On October 20, 2014, Columbia Utility Services Inc. of St. Joachim started site preparation work on the Canadian inspection plaza. The project builds on the site preparation work already completed including the relocation of species at risk and the removal…
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Geotechnical investigations
Geotechnical investigations
Since April 2013, several local companies have been contracted to conduct geotechnical investigations for the DRIC / NITC project. The work is required to further develop foundations design for the main bridge span, approach bridges, plaza buildings and…
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Ensuring the safe and efficient movement of people and goods between Canada and the United States is a shared responsibility.
Ensuring the safe and efficient movement of people and goods between Canada and the United States is a shared responsibility.
Critical infrastructure such as the new bridge between Windsor and Detroit is the backbone of our two nation's economy. Maintaining a safe, secure and efficient border crossing is therefore of vital importance to both Canada and the United States. But,…
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Winter Driving Tips
Winter Driving Tips
It’s that time of year when many will be taking to the roads to visit with family and friends however, holiday travel, especially during the winter months, can occasionally be stressful.  The following links provide helpful information on border wait times,…
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International Authority tour the Canadian and U.S. inspection plaza sites
International Authority tour the Canadian and U.S. inspection plaza sites
On November 14, 2014, members of the International Authority toured the inspection plaza sites on both sides of the border as well as the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway – the new access road on the Canadian side. The tour, taken by boat and bus, provided an…
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