Canadian Shipper


February 26, 2015

Shippers “gratified” to see Windsor-Detroit bridge moving forward: FMA

OTTAWA, Ont.--The Freight Management Association of Canada (FMA) said it is gratified that the Windsor-Detroit bridge project is moving forward. On February 18, The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport announced that “the new publically-owned bridge, known as the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC), between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit Michigan can proceed without further delay”. “As this is one of the busiest international crossings in the world, and with continued growth in trade between Canada and the United States, this a vital infrastructure project for the North American economy, and is important to many Canadian and U.S. companies”, stated Bob Ballantyne, President of the Freight Management Association of Canada (FMA). Reaching approvals for such major international projects has become more complex and time-consuming