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Open Streets Windsor 2017 - #OSWindsor
Open Streets Windsor 2017 - #OSWindsor
On Sunday, September 17, 2017, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) participated in the City of Windsor’s Open Streets event. #OSWindsor covered an 8-kilometre span from Sandwich Street in Windsor’s west end to Ford City in the east where streets…
World Snake Day 2017
World Snake Day 2017
Sunday, July 16, 2017, will mark World Snake Day. With over 3400 snake species in the world, these fascinating creatures deserve to be celebrated. Lindsay Bennett, WDBA, Environmental Compliance Specialist According to Lindsay Bennett, Environmental Compliance…
Phase Two: Utility Relocation
Phase Two: Utility Relocation
Some of the hydro towers to be removed The second phase of the Preparatory Activities at the Canadian Port of Entry (POE) which will see the relocation of a complex network of high-voltage electrical distribution and transmission lines to underground and…
Canada Day and Fourth of July
Canada Day and Fourth of July
There will be celebrations on both sides of the border starting this week as Canada and the United States celebrate their respective national days. A huge party is already in full swing in Canada to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The festivities…
The Canada-Michigan Crossing Agreement
The Canada-Michigan Crossing Agreement
June marks the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Canada-Michigan Crossing Agreement, a pivotal point in the story of the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. On June 15, 2012, the Government of Canada and the State of Michigan signed the agreement…
New Pumping Station under construction at the Canadian Port of Entry
New Pumping Station under construction at the Canadian Port of Entry
The construction of a new sanitary pumping station may not be the most glamourous project currently underway at the Canadian Port of Entry (POE), but it is certainly a vital one. Pumping stations are used to store and eventually move wastewater to a reclamation…
Bike to Work Day
Bike to Work Day
Today is Bike to Work Day and the kick-off to Canada’s Bike Month! There are many benefits to incorporating active transportation into your lifestyle and WDBA is excited that the integration of a multi-use path on the Gordie Howe International Bridge will…
2015-2016 Annual Public Meetings
2015-2016 Annual Public Meetings
More than 100 participants from the public and private sectors participated at Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority’s (WDBA) Annual Public Meetings (APM) on April 28, 2017. In recognition of the interest that stakeholders on both sides of the border have in…
#BeBoldforChange: WDBA Property Acquisition
#BeBoldforChange: WDBA Property Acquisition
Today is our last profile in honour of International Women’s Day. Lori Chadwick serves as the Manager, US Properties, managing the US property acquisition activities for WDBA. This requires close collaboration with the Michigan Department of Transportation,…
#BeBoldforChange: WDBA Executive Administration
#BeBoldforChange: WDBA Executive Administration
In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, we will be highlighting some of the women who contribute to the bridge project. Chelsey Nikita was one of the first five employees hired at WDBA and is currently the Executive Assistant to the Vice-President,…