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Government Leaders Urge US Government to Fund New Customs Plaza

Government Leaders Urge US Government to Fund New Customs Plaza

September 30, 2014
By J. Carlisle Larsen

“I would rather have us do the right thing and just pay for it…” 1,150 more words

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Land transfer deal for new border bridge approved

DETROIT (AP) — The state has approved Detroit’s transfer of 301 city-owned properties to a Michigan land bank authority in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government as part of plans for an international commuter bridge. 113 more words

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Traffic chaos following construction near Ambassador Bridge

Traffic was at a standstill coming off the Ambassador Bridge into Windsor on Saturday.

“There’s nothing I can do about it. We’re held captive by the city,” says one distraught truck driver. 143 more words

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$80 million for the train station? Skeptics doubt it.

Some say $80 million could put a big dent in fixing the exterior, public areas and installing HVAC.

In the more than 20 years since the trains stopped running at the Michigan Central Station, dreamers and schemers have suggested all sorts of new uses for the depot: a casino, convention center, world trade mart, Detroit police headquarters and more. 790 more words

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Detroit EM To Go Ahead With Land Sale For New US-Canada Bridge Despite Objections

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The Detroit City Council might not like a proposal to sell 301 city-owned properties to build a new bridge between the U.S. and Canada — but that’s not going to stop state-appointed Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. 240 more words

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More tenders issued to advance construction of DRIC bridge

Several tenders to advance construction of the planned $2.1-billion Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) project are being issued over the next several weeks with the first being issued on Tuesday. 161 more words

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New bridge authority seeking bids for services

The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, the entity that will build a new government bridge between Canada and the Motor City, is seeking bids for suppliers to help it get organized. 160 more words

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