The WDBA will manage the procurement process for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the new bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan through a public-private partnership (P3). The WDBA is also responsible for project oversight including the actual construction and operation of the new crossing. As the operator of the new bridge, the WDBA will set and collect all tolls.Learn more about the WDBA
On July 20, 2015, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority announced the launch of the procurement process for the design, construction,operation and maintenance of the new Gordie Howe International Bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan through a public-private partnership (P3). More information can be viewed here.
The investigation into a new border transportation system for the Windsor-Detroit gatewaycommenced in 2000 with the start of the cross border traffic survey. Over the next nine years the governments of Canada, the United States, Ontario and Michigan conducted one of the most complex environmental studies in Canadian and Michigan history. This ambitious and coordinated study resulted in environmental approvals on both sides of the border in 2009. Click the “View Interactive Chronology” button below to learn more about the key milestones for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.View Interactive Chronology