Gordie Howe International Bridge will begin construction this month

Posted on July 5, 2018

A who’s who of Canadian politicians gathered in Windsor, Ontario early Thursday morning to unveil the company that will oversee the construction, operation and upkeep of the Gordie Howe International Bridge in the years to come.

While financial details are not expected to be released until late September, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) announced that Bridging North America has been chosen as the private partner to complete the newest international crossing between the United States and Canada.

“This is history in the making,” said Dwight Duncan, the chairperson who made the announcement. “Construction of the long-awaited Gordie Howe International Bridge will begin later this month. I’m very proud to be here today, to be part of it and to share this announcement with you and I look forward to the exciting building of our new bridge which will bridge our two communities and our two countries.”

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