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WDBA Welcomes New Board Members
WDBA Welcomes New Board Members
WDBA is honoured to welcome new Directors Karla Avis, Judi Cohen, Shelly Cunningham, Rish Malhotra and Marie Campagna (former interim member) to our Board. The new members will join our existing Board members in bringing a wealth of knowledge, skills and…
Bridge Buzz: Electrofishing
Bridge Buzz: Electrofishing
WDBA is using electrofishing to monitor fish populations in the enhanced Broadway Drain. Electrofishing is a common technique used by fisheries biologists to sample fish populations in bodies of freshwater. As the name implies, electrofishing uses a small…
Bat Week 2017
Bat Week 2017
October 24 is the kick-off to Bat Week, an international celebration of the role bats play in nature. Did you know, bats are one of the most important animals in our environment? Bats are vital to the health of our environment and economy by controlling pest…
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…