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Have Your Say in Community Benefits Initiatives
Have Your Say in Community Benefits Initiatives
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will include a Community Benefits Plan that will have a positive impact on communities in Windsor and Detroit and reflect what our stakeholders have told us is important to them. Since 2015, more than 230 suggestions…
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Construction Start
Construction Start
On October 5, 2018, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) and Bridging North America celebrated the official start of construction on the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. The $5.7 project which includes the Canadian and US Ports of Entry, the bridge…
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Financial Close Reached on Gordie Howe International Bridge Project
Financial Close Reached on Gordie Howe International Bridge Project
On September 28, 2018, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) announced that we have signed a fixed-priced contract with Bridging North America to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. The announcement…
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What Does the Gordie Howe International Bridge Mean to You?
What Does the Gordie Howe International Bridge Mean to You?
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project is a once-in-a-generation undertaking. It will have a positive influence on the region and will create significant opportunities for local residents, communities and businesses on both sides of the border. At our…
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Bridge Buzz on Geotechnical Exploration
Bridge Buzz on Geotechnical Exploration
As part of advance construction work, geotechnical exploration is being undertaken throughout the US and Canadian project footprints to help prepare for full construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge. What is the purpose? Geotechnical sampling…
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Advance Construction Begins in Michigan
Advance Construction Begins in Michigan
On July 17, 2018, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) and Bridging North America (BridgingNA), along with the State of Michigan and the Government of Canada, celebrated another significant milestone in the Gordie Howe International Bridge project with…
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Bridging North America selected to deliver Gordie Howe International Bridge
Bridging North America selected to deliver Gordie Howe International Bridge
On July 5, 2018, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) announced the selection of Bridging North America as the Preferred Proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. Bridging North America’s…
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#BridgeBuzz on Electrical Testing
#BridgeBuzz on Electrical Testing
The site of the future Canadian Port of Entry (POE) contains overhead lines that need to be relocated. Many of these overhead lines will be moved underground connecting the existing transformer station to new transmission towers. Before this new complex electrical…
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And the tower came down
And the tower came down
Pre-demolition Cutting of the base using an acetylene torch Post demolition     A 50-metre-tall (160 foot) water tower has been brought crashing back to earth thanks to careful preparation and gravity. The tower is on a property which will eventually accommodate…
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