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Road construction to begin on I-75, Zilwaukee Bridge in Saginaw and Bay counties

Beginning in April, crews will be back at work reconstructing a 4-mile stretch of I-75 and replacing bearing pads on the Zilwaukee Bridge in Saginaw County Full News here – Oakland Business

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Battle over new US-Canada bridge moves to court

Lawyers for the bridge company say it has an exclusive right to provide a bridge between the U.S. and Canada. It wants to build its own second span. The Detroit Free Press says a federal judge in Washington could hold a hearing early in April. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gov. Rick Snyder blames ‘broken’ Washington D.C. for delays on bridge project

A fiesty Gov. Rick Snyder blamed a ‘broken’ Washington D.C. on Friday for delays in funding of a U.S. customs inspections plaza at the planned New International Trade Crossing bridge project – delays that could hold up construction of the bridge itself if not resolved. Full News here – freep

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'Global Jam' Blends Music, School Districts To Bridge Communities

'Global Jam' Blends Music, School Districts To Bridge Communities DETROIT (WWJ) – Using the hand-made instruments they'd fashioned from plastic cups, water bottles, film-canisters and cardboard boxes, third and fourth graders from the Academy of the Americas in Detroit and Novi Woods Elementary school had a lot of … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Bridge Card system not working

The Local 4 newsroom has been flooded with calls and emails from people reporting problems with their … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Xerox: Bridge cards back up and working

The EBT system went down Saturday in 17 states, including Michigan, stemming from a problem with the company that runs… Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Company apologizes, suspends driver who damaged Fallasburg Bridge with 31-ton truck

Steel tension rods installed in the 1930s likely saved historic covered bridge from collapsing into the flat river below, according to engineers. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Ambassador Bridge to raise toll fee

Ambassador Bridge to raise toll fee The toll for private vehicles for the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel is $ 4.50 from Windsor to Detroit and $ 4.75 from Detroit to Windsor. (David Coates / Detroit News). Detroit — Starting Aug. 15, the Ambassador Bridge will raise its tolls for the second time … Full News here – […]

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Judge dismisses state rep's suit challenging new bridge to Canada

Judge dismisses state rep's suit challenging new bridge to Canada He said part of his argument was that it was wrong for Snyder to go around the Legislature to approve a deal with Canada to build the New International Trade Crossing between Detroit and Windsor. Therefore, any state legislator should have standing to … Full News […]

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Canadian police arrest man, seize 40 lbs. of cocaine at Ambassador Bridge

Canadian authorities have taken a man into custody after' kilograms — or about 40 pounds — of cocaine were discovered in a duffle bag in a tractor-trailer at the Ambassador Bridge this week. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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I-5 bridge collapses in NW Washington; people in water

The Washington State Patrol says the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon has collapsed, dumping vehicles and people into the water. Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Hazardous Materials Ban On Bridge Could Be Lifted

Hazardous Materials Ban On Bridge Could Be Lifted DETROIT (AP) – The Michigan Department of Transportation has recommended lifting a ban on trucking hazardous materials across the Ambassador Bridge that connects the U.S. and Canada, and the idea has prompted concerns on both sides of the border. Full News here – Read more on CBS […]

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Delray residents show measured excitement as officials celebrate Detroit-Windsor bridge approval

Not everyone in the community is happy, but it’s a start.” Full News here – Detroit News

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Next up for bridge plan: Buying land

Detroit — Construction of a long-sought new Detroit River crossing took a major step forward Friday with the signing of a presidential permit clearing the way for Canada and Michigan to assemble land for the $ 2.1 billion six-lane bridge. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Permit for bridge approved; Snyder says span is about

Permit for bridge approved; Snyder says span is about ‘jobs today and tomorrow’

Bill Shea – Gov. Rick Snyder today called the $ 2.1 billion New International Trade Crossing a gateway for “jobs today and tomorrow” after the U.S. State Department issued a key permit for the bridge over the Detroit River. “This is a major construction project that is expected to create 12,000 direct jobs and as […]

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