10-year wait for bridge decision much too long

January 2004
Crain's Detroit Business;1/26/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p8
Anyone using the Ambassador Bridge or I-75 in southwest Detroit, Michigan, is accustomed to the sight of long lines of semitrucks idling at inspection points or backed up on the bridge and its entrance ramps. A binational commission charged with studying the need for an additional border crossing says it may need 10 years of studies and meetings before it can decide where a new crossing should be, mostly because of environmental studies. The fiercest competition appears to be between the Ambassador Bridge and Detroit River Tunnel Partnership.


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