On July 20, 2015, 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
Created in 2012, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) is a not-for-profit Crown corporation which reports to Parliament through the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. As such, WDBA is wholly owned by the Government of Canada but is structured like a private company and operates independently from government.Learn more about WDBA