Spotlight

Region’s companies and organizations connect with P3 proponents
Region’s companies and organizations connect with P3 proponents
On November 30 and December 1, 2016, more than 500 individuals representing hundreds of the region’s businesses, took advantage of a unique networking opportunity to meet face-to-face with the eventual constructors and operators of the Gordie Howe International…
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Preparing the foundations for new transmission towers
Preparing the foundations for new transmission towers
In preparation for the construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, a number of existing high-voltage lines that currently cross the Canadian Port of Entry (POE) must be relocated. Relocating these lines requires the construction of three new tow
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Ambassador MacNaughton tours Gordie Howe International Bridge project sites in Windsor and Detroit
Ambassador MacNaughton tours Gordie Howe International Bridge project sites in Windsor and Detroit
L-r;Douglas George, Dwight Duncan, Ambassador MacNaughton, Michael Cautillo On October 11, 2016, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States, David MacNaughton, got a first-hand look at the preliminary works currently underway at the Canadian and U.S. Ports…
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Stormwater Management: Broadway Drain Enhancement
Stormwater Management: Broadway Drain Enhancement
Aerial view of the west end of the Broadway Drain, August 2016   Workers prepare the Broadway Drain for naturalized planting and seeding   Once constructed, the Canadian Port of Entry (POE) at the Gordie Howe International Bridge will be the largest Canadian…
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2014-2015 Annual Report
2014-2015 Annual Report
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) is pleased to present its first annual report. The annual report covers the 2014-2015 fiscal year and work undertaken during that time to set up the corporation and to begin pre-procurement activities toward launching…
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Similar to a passport and its stamps, a hard hat and its stickers can tell a story
Similar to a passport and its stamps, a hard hat and its stickers can tell a story
Hard hats are mandatory for all construction workers on the job in Ontario. The hard hat must protect the wearerʼs head against impact and against small flying or falling objects, and must be able to withstand an electrical contact equal to 20,000 volts.…
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Construction Sites are No Trespassing Zones
Construction Sites are No Trespassing Zones
To the general public, construction sites are intriguing but they also pose a safety risk. There are many reasons why unauthorized persons must not trespass on construction sites. Entering a construction site, even when there is no active construction taking…
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Protecting Workers at the Canadian Port of Entry During Heat Alerts
Protecting Workers at the Canadian Port of Entry During Heat Alerts
Working outside for long periods of time in all types of weather is a fact of life for construction workers. Each season brings its own challenges. During summer months, prolonged exposure to heat and humidity, especially when wearing protective clothing,…
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Early Works Activity: Sanitary Sewer Installation
Early Works Activity: Sanitary Sewer Installation
Installation of sanitary sewers at the Canadian Port of Entry. Early Works activities continue at the Canadian Port of Entry (POE) with the installation of a sanitary sewer system. The new sanitary sewer system is comprised of 14 concrete manholes and more…
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