Canada Set To Unveil $1B Bridge Project With Mich.

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A $1 billion, six-lane bridge linking Detroit to Ontario, Canada, will be announced Friday, according to a lobbyist familiar with the deal, but the new pathway across the Detroit River may face funding-related pushback from Michigan lawmakers and a legal challenge from the private owner of an existing bridge.

Rumors of the bridge have been cheered by the shipping and trucking industries, who are cautiously optimistic that it will be built and say it is a much-needed upgrade to an existing four-lane bridge that crosses the...
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