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CanAm team looks to ease congestion

WINDSOR, Ont. - Four levels of government will work together to solve a problem that threatens to slow Canada-U.S. trade on a grand scale: congestion at the Windsor-Detroit border crossing.Canada, the...


TWINS: Will there be another bridge?
TWINS: Will there be another bridge?

WINDSOR, Ont. – Four levels of government will work together to solve a problem that threatens to slow Canada-U.S. trade on a grand scale: congestion at the Windsor-Detroit border crossing.

Canada, the U.S., Ontario and Michigan have announced a call for expressions of interest to conduct a study aimed at improving traffic flow at the international corridor, – one of the busiest international crossings in the world.

Funding is to be shared by all four governments. Preliminary discussions by officials over the last several months have laid the groundwork for this study which will contribute to effectively resolving this problem.

The study will assess the existing transportation network and long-range transportation plans in Southeast Michigan and Southwest Ontario.

Meanwhile, a private company says for about US$600 million, it could solve the congestion that routinely snarls the Windsor-Detroit border crossing. The Mich-Can International Bridge Company unveiled plans for what would be the third link between Canada’s southern-most city and the U.S.: a second bridge. n


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