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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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Robot to join Gov. Snyder for Mackinac Bridge Walk

Tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in the Labor Day walk across the Mackinac Bridge – and they’ll be joined by one robot. Full News here – freep

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Bridge work to shift traffic on Woodward Avenue

Demolition is scheduled to start next week on the Interstate 75 bridge at Woodward Avenue north of downtown Detroit. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Tour de Troit bicycle tour in Detroit nears 5,000 riders; Ambassador Bridge ride set for October

DETROIT, MI — A one-of-a-kind bicycle tour of Detroit on Sept. 20 called the Tour de Troit is near registered 5,000 participants and seeks more participants to sign up by the day of the event. And if that’s not enough, organizers of the Tour de Troit will also offer an Oct. 12 20-mile ride called […]

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Slide-in bridge technology allows a quicker fix

MDOT shows off the latest in bridge replacement technology, in which a new bridge is constructed next to the old span and then slid into place. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Concerns over debris from the Ambassador Bridge

It stands tall and spans the Detroit River in grand style. The Ambassador Bridge opened 84 years ago, but for people living on the Canada side, it is not so grand.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Gov. Rick Snyder, Canadian officials to announce joint panel on second Detroit bridge to Canada

Snyder is scheduled to make the announcement alongside Canadian Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt at a press conference scheduled for 10:30 a.m. in Windsor. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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International Bridge trip kindles memories

The Michigan Department of Transportation doesn’t always work with steel, asphalt and concrete: Sometimes they build using comforting memories and wistful sentiment. Just ask Barb and Arvid Reiter, who recently rode an'-wheel time machine back to Oct. 31,'64. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Mackinac Bridge delays toll increase: $4 per trip charge to remain

Associated Press – MACKINAC ISLAND — The Mackinac Bridge Authority has delayed its next planned toll increase for at least two more years. The decision was made last week during a meeting of the authority’s board on Mackinac Island. It follows improved financial projections and maintenance aimed at extending the life of the 56-year-old bridge […]

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Crain’s week in news, June 28-July 3: Bridge company to raze buildings for second span; Madonna names business dean

Crain’s staff – Detroit International Bridge Co. is scheduled to remove two blighted buildings on Fort Street near its Ambassador Bridge to make way for its stalled second span. The company began demolition Thursday of a former automotive plant at 2600 Fort St. Demolition of the second property, at 2051-2065 Fort St., acquired by the […]

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Mayor Mike Duggan and Matty Moroun’s bridge company announce industrial cleanup in SW Detroit

A demolition crew was ripping apart a 3-floor, 26,000-square-foot building on the southwest side of Detroit Thursday as part of what the owners of the Ambassador Bridge are hailing as a corporate-civic partnership with Mayor Mike Duggan. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit Big Three, unions and others ask Obama for funding of second bridge to Canada

Detroit’s Big Three automakers, local labor groups and municipalities have jointly sent a letter to Pres. Barack Obama asking for help with the funding of a customs plaza needed for a second bridge to be built from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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New international bridge project in Detroit wins final permit from Coast Guard

Wasting no time after a judge cleared the way, the Coast Guard issued the last permit needed for construction of a new, government-owned international bridge from Detroit to Windsor that could put thousands of people to work in southeast Michigan and revitalize the trade corridor with Canada. Full News here – freep

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Ambassador Bridge owner drops bid to buy former Southwestern High

Detroit — Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel ‘Matty’ Moroun’s real estate company is abandoning an effort to buy Detroit’s former Southwestern High School, citing the building’s deteriorating condition and the ‘scrutiny’ the firm may receive. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Moroun campaign donations raise eyebrows in Detroit bridge vote

The family whose patriarch owns the Ambassador Bridge has spent more than $ 1 million since 2009 in its legislative fight against a new span between Detroit and Canada. That fight continues: Just last week, the GOP-led Senate approved a ban against state purchases of land for the bridge. Full News here – Metro/State News […]

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