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Hiring begins for Detroit-Windsor bridge project

Hiring begins for Detroit-Windsor bridge project The early organizational work for the planned new bridge between Detroit and Windsor appears to be speeding up. In January, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, a nonprofit Canadian entity that is leading the bridge project, sought applicants to fill … Full News here – Read more on Detroit Free Press

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Man drives over Ambassador Bridge, abandons car

Windsor Police have arrested the man who bailed out of his car after crossing the Ambassador Bridge on Wednesday. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Holly man killed when car rolls off bridge in Madison Heights

A 21-year-old man was killed early Friday morning when his vehicle rolled off an overpass, crashing onto the road below, according to Michigan State Police. Full News here – Detroit News

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Border agents shoot man on Ambassador Bridge

Border agents shoot man on Ambassador Bridge The incident on the Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, began about 3 a.m. Sunday As the man approached the inspection booth on the Detroit side, he stopped and got out of his car, then walked in the inspection lanes while … Full News here – […]

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Man shot by officers at Ambassador Bridge

A Canadian man was shot by Customs and Border Protection officers early Sunday morning at the Ambassador Bridge, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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I-75 to reopen today as $70M Zilwaukee Bridge project wraps up

Associated Press – ZILWAUKEE TOWNSHIP — The Michigan Department of Transportation is wrapping up a $ 70 million project that included an overhaul of the Zilwaukee Bridge. All lanes of Interstate 75 are expected to be open by tonight after some work that took place this week. The project on the roughly 8,000-foot bridge over […]

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Crews begin clearing land in southwest Detroit for new bridge to Canada

Crews began clearing land to make way for a new bridge to Canada on Wednesday, according to the governor’s office. Full News here – Detroit News

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Stafford among motorists near bridge collapse

Stafford among motorists near bridge collapse Allen Park — Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was among those in traffic approaching a pedestrian bridge that collapsed onto the Southfield Freeway in Detroit early Friday morning, but he was unharmed. The Cathedral Street overpass bridge near the … Full News here – Read more on The Detroit News

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Police: Driver dies after pulling down Detroit pedestrian bridge over freeway

Police: Driver dies after pulling down Detroit pedestrian bridge over freeway MDOT's Diane Crosse on Detroit bridge collapse Diane Cross, Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson, discussed Sept. 26 what led to a pedestrian bridge collapse that took place that morning along the Southfield Freeway. The accident … Full News here – Read more on MLive.com

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Detroit Lions Quarterback Stopped by Fallen Bridge

Detroit Lions Quarterback Stopped by Fallen Bridge Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford says he was shocked to see a fallen pedestrian bridge across a freeway as he was heading to the team's suburban practice facility. Stafford told reporters Friday in Allen Park that the crash site was something … Full News here – Read more […]

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Police: Seat belt would have saved driver in bridge collapse

Police: Seat belt would have saved driver in bridge collapse Diane Cross, a spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Transportation, said it's too soon after the crash to say whether the bridge at Cathedral Street in Detroit, near Joy Road, will be rebuilt. The bridge was used frequently by students at the … Full News […]

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Pedestrian bridge collapses onto Southfield Freeway; road closed for morning commute

Associated Press – The driver of a waste-hauling truck died this morning after hitting a pedestrian bridge over the Southfield Freeway in Detroit, causing it to collapse onto the roadway below and snarl rush-hour traffic, police said. Reports about the collapse came into police about 6 a.m. They determined a boom on a waste-hauling truck […]

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MDOT on Detroit overpass collapse: Crash would have taken down any bridge

A pedestrian overpass that collapsed onto Southfield Freeway on Friday was in fair-to-good condition when it was last inspected in May, a spokesperson for the Michigan Department of Transportation said. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit police: Unidentified human bones found in woods near Ambassador Bridge

Detroit police say human bones have been discovered at Anne and West Jefferson in Detroit not far from the Detroit River. Full News here – Detroit News

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City Council rejects $1.4-million land deal for new Detroit-Windsor bridge

City Council on Tuesday rejected a $ 1.4-million offer for 301 parcels of land that would be used to build a new bridge to Canada, according to the Associated Press. Full News here – Detroit News

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