Officials say motorists traveling from Michigan to Canada Wednesday should prepare for long delays at the border because of disorder over name tags.
Gov. Rick Snyder is returning to Canada to discuss the plans for a second bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, nearly six months after signing a deal to build the Canadian-financed span and three weeks after getting a vote of confidence from Michigan residents.
The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is planning to phase out the use of tokens after 2013.
Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.
Michigan Voters will take up the question of whether to build a new span over the Detroit River, and if the Canadian government has their way — that bridge will be built.
Could a vote by the Michigan on a new bridge — be literally water under the new international crossing?
It’s full steam ahead say Canadian officials backing the International Bridge Project,
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and the Canadian Consul General are defending a proposed bridge between Detroit and Windsor.
Proposal 6 would change the state constitution to require approval by a majority of Michigan voters on any new international commuter bridges or tunnels before the state can spend money on the projects.
More Canadians are reportedly making overnight shopping trips to the U.S. this year, giving retailers in border areas such as Detroit a boost.
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