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.
Governor Rick Snyder said he expects to get a presidential permit to build a second bridge from Detroit to Windsor by the end of the year.
Gov. Rick Snyder is pledging a “commitment to community benefits” as part of his planned international bridge project, at Thursday morning’s speech before the Southwest Detroit Business Association.
Officials from the Canada and U.S. governments have announced plans to build a new Canadian-financed bridge linking Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.
The following was provided Gov. Rick Snyder, summarizing an agreement with Canada that lays the groundwork for the New International Trade Crossing:
WWJ Newsradio 950 and CBSDetroit.com are your destinations for complete coverage of Friday’s expected announcement on an agreement between Michigan and Canada to build a new bridge over the Detroit River, and the jobs that would come along with it.
Just one day ahead of an expected announcement by the governor about a plan for the project, thestate House has voted to prohibit using state money to build another bridge across the Detroit River.
Just two days before the governor is expected to announce a plan for the project, House lawmakers are attempting to block state spending to build another bridge across the Detroit River.
Gov. Rick Snyder says he’s considering an “interlocal agreement” between state government and Canadian officials to get a new international bridge built across the Detroit River.
The EPIC-MRA survey found that 60 percent now support the Detroit River International Crossing proposal.