„As we go through our procurement process to select a private sector partner to deliver the Gordie Howe International Bridge project, it is important that we take steps now to prepare for the start of major construction,“ said André Juneau, Acting CEO of the WDBA. „In addition to preparing the sites through preparatory activities, we are preparing our organization for the project, with the appointment of Parsons as our owner`s engineer being our critical first step.“ Document Types: progress reports, calendars, spreadsheets, financial minutes, meeting minutes with agendas, agreements, presentations, maps and briefing notes. The Gordie Howe International Bridge Project is the largest and most ambitious binational border infrastructure project along the Canada-U.S. border. •The WDBA is currently completing its public-private partnership process to select a private sector partner with the skills, experience and resources to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. „Essentially, they will look at the work done by the private sector partner to make sure they are consistent with the project agreement that we have signed,“ said Mark Butler, a spokesman for the WDBA. The new six-lane bridge over the Detroit River between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan, is part of a new road transportation network that includes associated border checkpoints and connections to the Ontario and Michigan highway networks. This project will provide a significant additional crossing option in one of the busiest Canada-U.S. commercial border crossings. Contractors applying for the Gordie Howe Bridge project demand more time WDBA has also hosted Industry Days in Windsor and Detroit. Industry Days provided an opportunity for potential respondents to meet and network with local, regional and national contractors, suppliers and service providers.
Industry Days also provided an opportunity for local businesses to introduce themselves to potential private sector advocates in the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. The Gordie Howe International Bridge is a six-lane bridge on the Detroit River that connects the city of Detroit to Windsor, Ontario. Once completed, the 1.5-mile crossing will be the longest dubbly bridge in North America with a main span of 0.53 miles. The bridge will also have a pedestrian and bicycle lane nearly 12 feet wide. The project also includes the construction of new ports of entry connecting U.S. and Canadian bridge terminals, as well as subsequent connections to I-75 in southwest Detroit. .