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On-Site: Crews set stage for ‘most active period’ at $5.7B Gordie Howe bridge

Work on all four of the main components of the new Gordie Howe International Bridge have progressed this summer in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic

October 1, 2020  by On-Site

A pair of tower cranes, one on each side of the border, will help erect the bridge’s main 220-metre (772-foot) towers. PHOTO: WDBA/YouTube

Though the Canada-U.S. border has remained all but closed since March, construction of a new span between Windsor, Ont. and Detroit, Mich. has stayed on track to open to traffic by the end of 2024.

Work on all four of the main components of the new Gordie Howe International Bridge have progressed this summer in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, positioning the build team to enter the busiest stretch of the project starting next year, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority said in its latest update.

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