October 15, 2015 - Industry News
Debris falling from the 85-year-old Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor has ignited controversy over who should be held responsible.
Tags: Infrastructure Funding, Ambassador Bridge, Bridges, Canada, Cross-Border Trucking
July 30, 2014 - Industry News
The building of a new bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada took another step forward Wednesday with the appointments of members to an authority that will oversee construction of the new public owned span between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Mich.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Michigan, Ambassador Bridge, Bridges
June 7, 2014 - Industry News
The DRIC bridge Coast Guard permit is a key step in clearing the way for construction to begin. Ambassador Bridge owner, Matt Moroun, had sought an injunction to prevent construction of the new bridge, located several miles downstream of his bridge.
Tags: Ambassador Bridge
April 11, 2014 - Industry News
The Ambassador Bridge is implementing its non-stop tolling system, known as APASS, for all commercial traffic going into Canada, according to the Ontario Trucking Association.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Ambassador Bridge
February 3, 2014 - Industry News
Thje Michigan Department of Transportation has determined that public safety would not be enhanced by allowing corrosive or flammable materials to cross the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Michigan, Surface Trade, Hazmat, Ambassador Bridge
January 6, 2014 - Industry News
The busiest border crossing between the United States and Canada saw fewer trucks during most of last year, amid indications there is less freight flowing south.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Freight, Manufacturing, Ambassador Bridge
August 22, 2013 - Industry News
A few citizens living on the Canadian side of the Ambassador Bridge have sued the American owners of the bridge for $10 million, claiming that the company has caused such severe degradation to their part of town that they can no longer enjoy their homes.
June 19, 2013 - Industry News
Despite agreements between the U.S., Michigan and Canadian governments, work on a second bridge connecting Detroit with Windsor, Ontario remains stalled due to litigation.
May 9, 2013 - Industry News
After decades of prohibiting trucks from legally transporting hazardous materials over the Ambassador Bridge that carries traffic between the U.S. and Canada, Michigan has proposed lifting the ban.
Tags: Canada, Michigan, Ambassador Bridge, Cross-Border Trucking, NAFTA, Hazmat
April 15, 2013 - Industry News
The building of a second bridge connecting Detroit with Windsor, Ontario, has moved another step closer to reality with U.S. federal approval, but opposition to the plans still exist, including in the form of lawsuits.
Tags: Ambassador Bridge, Canada, Michigan, Cross-Border Trucking, Highways
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