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Why a Billionaire Tried to Stop This Bridge

  • Опубліковано 26 кві 2022
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  • Samuel J
    Samuel J 11 місяців тому +1582

    I'm so glad I can finally get a mug with Fred's face on.
    Oh, also, nice video!

    • Anant Shinde
      Anant Shinde 9 місяців тому

      @The B1M 😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇a

    • Jeff Hebert
      Jeff Hebert 9 місяців тому

      Grant Goldberg you think you broke away from Britain.

    • Josh Anthony
      Josh Anthony 10 місяців тому

      Grant Goldberg Half of the bridge is in Canada.

    • tik tok manike
      tik tok manike 10 місяців тому


    • Dum Spiro Spero
      Dum Spiro Spero 10 місяців тому +1

      @Stevie J tell us you're a bigot without actually telling us.

  • J J
    J J 11 місяців тому +2270

    As a Michigander, that guy has always pissed us off. Every time there is an attempt to improve Canada-US trade and benefit both countries, he comes in and uses his money to torpedo projects.

    • Evonix
      Evonix 3 дні тому

      What is the ratio between money spent on potential projects and money used to impede them? Could one use this to cause him to bankrupt himself?

    • Benjamin r
      Benjamin r 22 дні тому

      Why would you rather people who dont use the bridge pay for it through taxes than people who use it regularly pay a toll???

    • Lucas Koukouvaos
      Lucas Koukouvaos 8 місяців тому

      @Thacerot Only for his son to pick up where he left off

    • Lucas Koukouvaos
      Lucas Koukouvaos 8 місяців тому

      @radio boys Did the same to us in WIndsor

  • The Iron Armenian aka G.I. Haigs
    The Iron Armenian aka G.I. Haigs 11 місяців тому +1906

    Bridges always help to increase trade and improve the economy. Can't believe that the owner of the bridge was able to stop development of a 2nd bridge.

    • bellmeisterful
      bellmeisterful 9 місяців тому +1

      Bro, my friend was the Chief County Clerk for Dallas County. They collected housing payments.
      She told me it was eighty something a month.
      I got it from the mother effing source.
      And the phone and tv shit doesnt matter.
      Im telling you in the US what classifies as 'POOR' are people with big screen tvs, smartphones (and no, you dont need a smart phone) tons of free food and almost non existent rent.
      But you know what should be taken from our conversation that I have always found ironic?
      In this story Im "the bad person who doesn't care about poor people" and you are the "champion of the oppressed" right?
      But its always you guys that have to lie.
      Not me. You guys think youre in the right...but youre always lying.
      And yes, correcting me saying "No one pays $86 blah blah" when you dont know sht is lying.
      The so called good guys are the ones that are full of shit. I just told the truth.

    • telcy
      telcy 9 місяців тому

      @bellmeisterful ok Boomer

    • Moos
      Moos 9 місяців тому

      Since this happened in America I am shocked that the billionaire was not successful at stopping the 2nd bridge from being build.

    • T R
      T R 9 місяців тому

      @bellmeisterful This is some proper boomer shit.
      Tell me where someone can live for $86
      And most people dont even own their smartphones, they are on a payment plan and need some kind of smartphone to participate in society.
      And you can get a "flat screen" TV for like $100-$200 thats like the same as a week of food for a small family.

    • Bullbagaren
      Bullbagaren 9 місяців тому

      @april wong Basically the same thing really.

  • Jeff Varrichio
    Jeff Varrichio 11 місяців тому +1478

    As a Michigander, I remember voting on this years ago. My family and friends were all very confused why anyone was trying to frame having a second bridge to Windsor was a bad thing. The next closest bridge is in Port Huron, 64 miles(100KM) away. Thank you for showing the face of the man responsible!

    • Patriot
      Patriot 7 днів тому

      @Dave you’re wishing for better infrastructure then, not actually doing anything about. Wish in one hand and shit in the other and see how quick they fill up

    • Jon Martin
      Jon Martin 26 днів тому

      @Chill Will First, I'm Canadian. Second, trade is not a zero sum game: increased trade between Canada and the US benefits both countries.

    • Chill Will
      Chill Will 26 днів тому

      @Jon Martin You will pay for the bridge through more US jobs lost to Canada and increased costs for government to process increased amounts of imports.

    • Jon Martin
      Jon Martin 26 днів тому

      @Chill Will Uh, what? I already said Canada is paying for the bridge. Canada will collect the tolls for using it to recoup the cost, and the bridge will increase trade efficiency which will benefit both countries, not just Canada.

  • Stimpyfied
    Stimpyfied 11 місяців тому +9

    As a Canadian born and raised in Windsor, it is nice that someone brings to light what has been going on with the new bridge.

  • Akira Masashi
    Akira Masashi 11 місяців тому +584

    Spending tens of millions on legal actions, tv adverts and direct petitions to the white house when you could have used that money to build an even bigger and better bridge is pretty stupid. But then again, the billionaire in question was a Moroun.

    • HungryLoki
      HungryLoki 2 дні тому

      Well, look at it that way, he got an extra twenty years of trucks paying toll for his bridge. It was most likely worth it, unfortunately.

    • kreb7
      kreb7 Місяць тому

      @B Kethai even delay is plus

    • ron black
      ron black 8 місяців тому

      @MrPesht no it's not . most billionaires do it to grow the business to get bigger. why does an olympic athlete work so hard to be number 1 at the games. it's the same thing.

    • Peter Niewold
      Peter Niewold 9 місяців тому

      i see what you did there lmao

    • Dimitry Gorno Melikov
      Dimitry Gorno Melikov 9 місяців тому

      @Duncan Macdonald so much money can be made only in the USA

  • PDXSean
    PDXSean 11 місяців тому +10

    A valuable public works project and a billionaire presented in an accurate manner? I'm loving what I'm seeing lately B1M!

  • Peanus Benis
    Peanus Benis 11 місяців тому +2232

    "This bridge will be great for the economy." - everyone else
    "But what about MY economy!" - a billionaire

    • Aaron
      Aaron 8 місяців тому

      @Crackhead It's probably a complicated situation given the in between nature of this bridge, who would own it if it were the government? The US and Canada probably don't want to share responsibility

    • Beluwuga
      Beluwuga 9 місяців тому

      I mean he’s looking out for himself tho... and so are you...

    • Natstar
      Natstar 10 місяців тому +2

      More mind boggling how toll bridges are allowed to exist be it either government or citizen owned.

  • Parker
    Parker 11 місяців тому +556

    Windsorite here, great coverage on most of this. A few things to note about how hard Muroun actually did fight against the bridge:
    He effectively de valued entire neighborhoods in windsors poorest areas by buying property, boarding it up and letting it become derelict, so that he could buy the remaining properties for cheaper.
    Also, from what I had heard (and saw) he actually began building his new bridge without permits prior to being charged and arrested (for 1 day I believe it was? Although I doubt he ever sat in jail at al). The new bridge was to be built directly next to the old one, and they actually use what would have been it’s on ramps as the old bridges on ramps to this day.

    • Parker
      Parker 8 місяців тому +1

      @Rachelcookie321 Yes that is correct. It is for the most part, the areas in the vicinity of either next to the bridge where he planned and illegally began construction of the new spans, or the area he had planned for additional customs and fueling stations. On the Windsor side, it is mostly the areas in History Sandwich town.

    • Rachelcookie321
      Rachelcookie321 8 місяців тому +1

      Why did he buy up neighbourhoods? Are these areas that were right next to the bridge?

    • InsaneUPSdriver
      InsaneUPSdriver 9 місяців тому +2

      @Charlie Forbes he actually did spend a night in jail over it. in a actual cell... he signed over the company to his son the next day and retired, then shortly after died, finally... thankfully his son isn't as much as idiot and will just sit on what hes got for now. he's not going to push anything or face possibility of the ambassador being torn down due to age and rot. most days you can see right through the road section from underneath it due to decay. its also why they're constantly painting it every year to hide the rust. mark my words that thing will fall down one day.

    • Charlie Forbes
      Charlie Forbes 11 місяців тому +1

      @dcl97 In the 80's my dad took me to Canada via the Ambassador, and remember seeing a hole in concrete with water down below on the side of the roadway.

  • Douglas M.
    Douglas M. 11 місяців тому +2094

    It’s absolutely mind-boggling to me how an American citizen can own not only an international border crossing, but one of such vital importance while personally amassing all of its associated revenue.

    • Sygneg
      Sygneg 25 днів тому


    • McGillus
      McGillus Місяць тому

      The whole world economy is run by a few shipping companies. Up to the point they almost created a sort of atlantian statehood covering all oceans outside national waters.
      "..Their mission was to create a "global ocean community" based around the idea of shared ownership of the global commons, also known as the high seas or international waters."
      Called Terramar, operated under the banner of enviromental protection. Created by Ghislaine Maxwell. Yes, that one. The lady who trafficked people for the rich to exploit.

  • Collin Barker
    Collin Barker 11 місяців тому +49

    I live near this, and it is a massive undertaking, definitely the tallest thing on the Windsor side. One thing that is not covered to well is that the Ambassador Bridge is one of the bridges that is in the cheaper to demolish than fix category. The underside is covered in wood to prevent chunks hitting people and cars, and the parking that was under it was removed.
    Moroun had to be sued to actually fix the guardrails on the thing. Odds are the bridge will come down in the next 20 years, probably by gravity rather than controlled.

    • J Blob
      J Blob 23 дні тому

      ​@h8GWBî the bridge is nearly 100 years old in an area with some aggressive winters... It definitely needs to be demolished

    • Collin Barker
      Collin Barker Місяць тому

      @h8GWBî I am no refurbisher but the legs themselves are rusting out. The guardrails were full of holes big enough to put your hand in before teh fix, the actual structure is little better. It effects the entire bridge, not just the roaddeck

    • h8GWBî
      h8GWBî Місяць тому

      But is it cheaper to demolish _and replace_ than to fix? Sounds like it really only needs a deck refurbishment.

    • Craig Jensen
      Craig Jensen 11 місяців тому +5

      I'd say 10, tops.

  • Frank Pasciuta
    Frank Pasciuta 11 місяців тому +139

    Proud to say I was part of this project for the last 3 years as a local Windsorite. Managed 17,000m3 worth of concrete pours. The south tower on the Canadian side has 2 of my phones embedded near the road deck aha.

    • again
      again Місяць тому

      Even a small amount of pollen trapped in the concrete if discovered in the future would indicate age.we put a coin in each job

    • John Doe
      John Doe 8 місяців тому

      @Craig Jensen if it's not all flattened and compressed to something that doesn't even look like what they were in the beginning

    • Bob Jones REALTOR
      Bob Jones REALTOR 8 місяців тому

      Lol. Did the company buy you new ones? It would be cool to work on a part of history like the GHB. Stories to tell your grandchildren. :)

    • H u g o H e p w o r t h
      H u g o H e p w o r t h 9 місяців тому

      @zerxil k No.

    • zerxil k
      zerxil k 10 місяців тому +6

      so it is your fault if it fails in that area?

  • Agent
    Agent 11 місяців тому +4

    Back when I was younger my family visited my grandparents who live in Detroit. We crossed the border a few times into Windsor to visit my dad's brother in Ontario. We would always go via the Ambassador's Bridge or a tunnel. Although I was young, I still remember crossing the Bridge to Canada. We currently live in Australia, and haven't been back over there for a decade unfortunately. So seeing this project happening makes me excited for when we hopefully go back soon, and maybe I might go over it if it is finished! Great video!

  • Jallen
    Jallen 11 місяців тому +4153

    If there is one thing a monopoly hates, it's competition. Also shows that billionaires shouldn't be expected to do anything not immediately in their self-interest.

    • cokesquirrel
      cokesquirrel 2 місяці тому

      I think people should pay attention to the fact that somebody who makes $50,000 a year acting in their own best interest is an extremely different thing than a multi billionaire making business decisions that acts in their own best interest. If I decide to be selfish and do something that's only gonna make me money that's just means people get Lousy birthday presents. Once you reach a certain level of wealth if you're continuing to make decisions to increase your wealth at the cost of others it shows A lack of empathy Which is either the definition of a sociopath or psychopath

    • Always Tempted
      Always Tempted 5 місяців тому +1

      @Rook Spellman Sadly, they do, through lobbyists. And government, being of course made up of often the same type of people, are perfectly happy to take the side of the ones that line their pockets behind closed doors. People shouldn't be handing over any aspect of their lives to anyone. Much less govt. Or business

    • Always Tempted
      Always Tempted 5 місяців тому

      Billionaires, businesses, and governments. Really any large institution

    • TheStarBlack
      TheStarBlack 8 місяців тому +1

      OK there are hundreds of Milton Friedman wannabes here claiming there's no difference between a billionaire acting out of self-interest and anyone else in society.
      The difference is my friends, normal people don't usually go around harming the wellbeing of others in order to protect their own interest. We have words for those people - greedy, selfish, sociopathic etc.
      If I choose to build a huge extension blocking light into all my neighbours houses, they would be justified in challenging me.
      When a billionaire tries to limit the freedom, opportunities, health or safety of the public in order to protect their own interests we are equally justified in challenging them. Plus when a billionaire does it, there is the potential to affect millions of people, not just one or two.
      Excessive wealth must be regulated and controlled. When these people chase their own self interest, they worsen life for all the rest of us.

  • Kevin Essiambre
    Kevin Essiambre 11 місяців тому +320

    I just spent a week in Windsor and Detroit doing my part working on this project. You don't really see how large the project is without being there in person.

    • The Paradox Destroyer
      The Paradox Destroyer 9 місяців тому

      @William Murdock sorry, I was actually referring to the recession of the late 80s to early 90s. Oakland county was experiencing a boomtime and the recession did not hit us. Early in the 90s L. Brooks Patterson took over as county executive and did a stellar job of bringing in business from all over the world, more than a thousand companies settled in the county.

    • Joe Smith
      Joe Smith 9 місяців тому

      @William Murdock the jobs will still be there when they go electric. The auto companies will still need a workforce to put those cars together.

    • Joe Smith
      Joe Smith 9 місяців тому

      @Craig Jensen you heard wrong.

    • The Paradox Destroyer
      The Paradox Destroyer 10 місяців тому

      @William Murdock How far outside? Grand Rapids?

    • The Paradox Destroyer
      The Paradox Destroyer 10 місяців тому

      @William Murdock so where do you live?

  • Leroy_Dartagnan
    Leroy_Dartagnan 11 місяців тому +325

    Ha! Dude! That bridge is being build in my neck of the woods! Seeing it featured on the B1M is so cool! I've been watching the B1M for a few year and never did I expect my little corner of Canada to make it on the channel. Thanks for featuring this project! 🇨🇦✌🏻

    • Tristan mollica
      Tristan mollica 4 місяці тому

      @Chris Ortiz Nah Canada is paying for the whole entire project. Out of 5 billion dollars the states only chipped in 15 million

    • Chris Ortiz
      Chris Ortiz 9 місяців тому

      @Joe Smith so the video was misinformed about the finances? Maybe I should listen again but thought they said money was allocated

    • Joe Smith
      Joe Smith 9 місяців тому +1

      @Chris Ortiz the Canadian government is footing the whole bill for now, and will get reimbursed through tolls and such.

    • Chris Ortiz
      Chris Ortiz 9 місяців тому

      Is Canada adding any money to the project? Or is the U.S paying for the whole thing because it sounds like they are. I just wonder because the name part lol

    • Blanca Velasquez
      Blanca Velasquez 11 місяців тому +5

      @AvsJoe probably gordie, seems more iconic imo

  • Saad Syed
    Saad Syed 6 місяців тому +1

    I spoke to one of the project managers involved in this project pursuit to potentially working directly on this project. While that hasn't come to fruition, I love every aspect of this project as a Torontonian Red Wings fan.

  • Stephen Shepard
    Stephen Shepard 11 місяців тому +51

    Thanks for covering the most important construction project in the region. Manuel "Matty" Moroun was a real piece of work. He had so much clout in the Michigan state government, through "campaign contributions", that the republican governor at the time (Snyder) couldn't get the project funded by the state. This was the case even though his own party had strong majorities in both chambers of the state legislature. He finally had to do a legal end run around the legislators to even get the project going.

    • Gerhard Mack
      Gerhard Mack 11 місяців тому +6

      @Haweater You can thank Chretien for creating that rule and Harper for lowering the limit. Before that, people put way too much money into Canadian politics.

    • Haweater
      Haweater 11 місяців тому +7

      In Canada, the "campaign contribution" method of influencing the government of the day is hardly a thing compared to USA. Contributions by individuals are limited to CDN $1600, partly tax deductible, making it indirectly a public subsidy. In the USA, "campaign rallys" can fill a whole stadium, while in Canada they are lucky to be in a church basement meeting room.

  • S Shah
    S Shah 11 місяців тому +1

    I’m Canadian, I live in Toronto, and I’m ashamed to say I don’t even know this project was taking place.
    Amazing video!

  • pbasswil
    pbasswil 11 місяців тому +128

    Perfect symbol of US-Canadian cooperation: Gordie Howe was Canadian, but spent most of his career helping the Detroit Red Wings win big!

    • pbasswil
      pbasswil 8 місяців тому

      ​@Bobby Axelrod Ah well, I don't see a problem with both Canadians and Detroiters claiming him as their golden boy! Gordie was already a standout in the land-of-beavers-&-handsome-prime-ministers in his junior career in Saskatoon Saskatchewan, but then played for the NY Ranger's farm team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. My mother was born in Windsor, Ontario, across the river from Detroit, and her sister (my aunt) spent most of her life in Detroit. Doesn't matter which side of the border you're on, if you appreciate great hockey. :^)

    • Bobby Axelrod
      Bobby Axelrod 8 місяців тому

      it irked me so much that he only mentioned Gordie Howe as a Canadian legend, when he is just as much a Detroit legend. He even used a photo of him in his Red Wings jersey lol

    • Graeme Blakely
      Graeme Blakely 10 місяців тому +2

      @Scott Moseley gordie played 285 regular season games for Houston
      He played 1687 regular season games for Detroit.
      He's a red wing more than anything else.

    • Scott Moseley
      Scott Moseley 11 місяців тому

      I remember he and his boys as HOUSTON AEROS thank you.

    • pbasswil
      pbasswil 11 місяців тому +4

      @roadie3124 The NHL is different now, Canada doesn't dominate like it used to. Not only do US college & Junior teams supply excellent talent, the Russians, Swedes, Finns, Czechs, etc, etc. are all world class. _Way_ back in the day, some native Americans (from both north and south of the border) used to crossover from lacrosse.

  • Steve Leonard
    Steve Leonard 11 місяців тому +135

    The new bridge also eliminates the need to drive through a part of the urban area of Windsor with multiple street lights. We also disliked driving through pot-holed roads in the run down area as you existed US boarder inspections trying to find I75 south on our way to Texas in the winter. We eventually switched to crossing at Fort Erie/Buffalo even though it increased our drive time. Really looking forward to using this new bridge.

    • Craig Bomer
      Craig Bomer 11 місяців тому +2

      @Tom Curtis I work in Toledo only two exits south of the Michigan line and you can FEEL the road change from crap to less crap when you cross into Ohio.

    • Tom Curtis
      Tom Curtis 11 місяців тому +7

      Hard to pin point exactly what part of Michigan you're talking about when you describe the "pot holed roads in the run down area as you existed US boarder inspections". Pretty much describes the drive from bridge exit to Ohio border lol.

    • Craig Jensen
      Craig Jensen 11 місяців тому

      Coulda crossed at the tunnel or Port Huron at 69. 69 will eventually connect all the way to TX.

    • Freid Leming, Worlds Rootin'est Tootin'est Milkman
      Freid Leming, Worlds Rootin'est Tootin'est Milkman 11 місяців тому +6

      There's nothing quite as inconvenient as having to expose oneself to conditions the lower classes live in as one swans from summer chateau to winter villa. _sniff_

  • Linke Kever - Transit & Infrastructure Videos
    Linke Kever - Transit & Infrastructure Videos 11 місяців тому +317

    As a Dutch person that loves making videos about infrastructure, I really like the scale of this huge Bridge!

    • Tim the Lindroos
      Tim the Lindroos 8 місяців тому

      @The Kaleli Have you heard about the bridge from Sweden to Denmark?

    • James Odell
      James Odell 11 місяців тому

      I hope you come and visit us here in Detroit/Windsor when the bridge is finished and make a video about it.

    • KODO 123
      KODO 123 11 місяців тому

      @🔴RedRocket🚀 not just bikes

    • 🔴RedRocket🚀
      🔴RedRocket🚀 11 місяців тому

      @KODO 123 ?

  • Noah Deng
    Noah Deng 8 місяців тому +1

    I`m from Windsor, And I hope that this bridge will work out well.

  • Geno
    Geno 11 місяців тому +193

    The Gordie Howe Bridge might be the most Detroit/Canadian thing ive ever heard, and I love it haha

  • Jetlag
    Jetlag Місяць тому

    I passed by this bridge this past August while bringing a boat from Michigan to Ohio. Very impressive!

  • stephen
    stephen 11 місяців тому +161

    Its an international bridge, why would a private entity own an international boarder crossing is wild to me.

    • TruthAloneTriumphs
      TruthAloneTriumphs 11 місяців тому +3

      I think he meant, why would they allow a private company?

    • Aryan Bhuta
      Aryan Bhuta 11 місяців тому +4

      Well, why not? You have a company, get permission from both governments, fund the bridge yourself, and then collect any tolls from it.

    • James Phieffer
      James Phieffer 11 місяців тому +26

      It was a privately constructed and owned crossing from the get go.
      International border infrastructure like this is completely different from domestic projects, as they require corporations to be formed to build and administer them regardless.
      So, while they can be jointly owned by the various governments, they can also be private, operating off a charter.
      As to the continued ownership of the Ambassador by Moroun, as irritating a pain in the ass as he was, the cost of buying him out would have represented a large (billions of dollars), pointless expenditure at a time when the funds were better spent elsewhere.
      The bridge still has to be maintained to appropriate safety standards and such, and the Ambassador Bridge company will have even more incentive to do so as the additional competition forces them to up their game.
      I used to cross the Ambassador multiple times a week, and always found the traffic to be a hassle. While I haven't been down there since 2019, I daresay the addition of the new bridge is going to be a major benefit.

    • TruthAloneTriumphs
      TruthAloneTriumphs 11 місяців тому +6

      campaign contributions

    • TruthAloneTriumphs
      TruthAloneTriumphs 11 місяців тому +10

      welcome to 'murica

  • pshsx1
    pshsx1 11 місяців тому +40

    So excited you covered the bridge! Matty Maroun is a Batman-style supervillain. You want someone almost universally hated by all Detroiters? Look no further. I work next to the Ambassador toll plaza in Detroit and it's congested with trucks almost every single day. Very excited for the Gordie Howe to finish!

    • Matt T
      Matt T 11 місяців тому +3

      @Nothat0therguy99 Native Saginawian here. Can concur.

    • Nothat0therguy99
      Nothat0therguy99 11 місяців тому +5

      He's hated by pretty much the entire state of Michigan, even up by Saginaw people were angered by his greed

    • George White
      George White 11 місяців тому +3

      Hell he’s even hated by suburbanites too which says something

  • Geo MS
    Geo MS 11 місяців тому +341

    Our prayers go to the billionaire and his family who have been hard tested lately

    • Cat Cat
      Cat Cat 10 місяців тому


    • mikeher
      mikeher 11 місяців тому

      @Sergio Saunier How evil of us to forget! Guess this only brings to light the weakness of our (literally) poor characters.

    • Giles Ellis
      Giles Ellis 11 місяців тому

      There is always a Pay back time. . .

    • Chris McMahon
      Chris McMahon 11 місяців тому +2

      Sometimes a bit of sarcasm is the best medicine.

    • mameまめ
      mameまめ 11 місяців тому +2

      @Julio Brian r/shutup

  • Eddie D.
    Eddie D. 10 місяців тому +2

    I didn't know this video exists but it's weird seeing this project that I pass every day being feature and billionaires in Detroit go so deep that yes they can stop a bridge. Bu this bridge is so needed. Last summer when CA was having issues with their side of the border (staffing) they congested all of our freeways so bad. Trucks were just lining all the freeways. I'm hoping this bridge will ease the traffic and allow more tourism to Detroit's changing landscape and economy.

  • Haweater
    Haweater 11 місяців тому +116

    As a Canadian, a couple of key items missing. The importance to the Canadian economy cannot be overstated. One quarter of ALL Canada/USA trade was driven over the Ambassador bridge (the nearby Detroit - Windsor Tunnel cannot be used by trucks). So important that the ENTIRE cost of the bridge, the US port of entry facilities, and the highway connection to I75 in Detroit will be bourne by the Canadian government. The US is either indifferent to the project or knows that Canada's hand was forced in order to get this done. The principal Ontario Highway 401 ends miles short of downtown Windsor, so ALL trucks and cars travelling between countries on the Ambassador are backed up behind many traffic lights in the city. A brand new direct freeway has been built from 401 to the new bridge site, and has been finished and waiting for years. Because of the easy road access to GHB, the Ambassador or its possible same-site replacement is at a serious disadvantage.

    • Haweater
      Haweater 10 місяців тому +1

      @Matthew Skimin The GHB could charge MORE than Moroun's bridge and EASILY get more truck traffic. Drivers entering US would definitely want to just quickly zoom up to the bridge and bypass all the local streets signals in Windsor.

    • Charlie Forbes
      Charlie Forbes 11 місяців тому

      Driving a bit through Ontario, it seems the 401 was purposely built to avoid some cities.

    • Life's Laboratory
      Life's Laboratory 11 місяців тому +2

      @Kishanth Jeyamoorthy Over 10,000 trucks and over 4,000 cars cross the current bridge every day. Cars are charged $8 CAD and trucks are charged $9-11.25 CAD per axle (depending on weight). These are prices going from Canada to the US (the prices vary depending on the direction of travel).

    • Jacob B Walters
      Jacob B Walters 11 місяців тому +2

      @Kishanth Jeyamoorthy quite a bit. Remember that this is one of the busiest international border crossings on earth. It will take a while for Canada to make back the money they spent in revenue from the bridge tolls, but the impact to Canada‘s economy is immeasurable. This will be a huge boost to the city of Windsor and Canada as a whole.

  • tom
    tom 9 місяців тому +1

    I love this crossing with all of my heart. Always went across it every summer as a kid.

  • max glendale
    max glendale 11 місяців тому +257

    That bridge can't be built soon enough! That Ambassador bridge is falling apart. It's pretty scary when you are sitting in traffic midway along the bridge and you see examine the rusting structure. That greedy billionaire did not spend much for the upkeep of that bridge, it'a going to fall apart one day. That's why there was so much pressure to build a new bridge.

    • Justin sutton
      Justin sutton 9 місяців тому +2

      @Chill Will Yes I need to start a company to criticize economic policies. Just like I need to make a movie to criticize a movie.

    • Chill Will
      Chill Will 9 місяців тому

      @Justin sutton Again, you can start your company here in America and employ everyone and pay fair wages and on and on, when will you get started?

  • The Comrade
    The Comrade 11 місяців тому +213

    You haven't mentioned why a second span alongside the Ambassador bridge wasn't feasible. On the Canadian side, a second span would have to use Huron Church road, a main street artery in Windsor while good for lots of car traffic does not handle the enormous amount of trucks traveling over it every year to get to highway 401 (the main artery connecting Windsor to the GTA). The amount of repair work that has to be done is insane and expensive, to the point its done almost annually. This road also divides residential neighbourhoods from nearby businesses and institutions like mom-and-pop shops, banks, grocery stores, high schools and university facilities. Traffic in this area can't get extremely hairy during rush hour and has been proven unsafe, forcing the city to spend enormous amounts of money on safety measures like a pedestrian bridge to a high school after a parent was killed by tractor trailer while crossing Huron. The Gordie Howe bridge will directly connect to the 401, which means pretty much all trucks will be diverted through this bridge rather through the Ambassador bridge, representing an enormous loss of revenue for the Ambassador bridge, who will now have to compete with the Detroit-Windsor tunnel and the Gordie Howe bridge for passenger car traffic.
    Don't feel bad for the Moroun family though, they have plenty of other profitable businesses in logistics and had many decades to figure out the inevitable infrastructure problems on the Canadian side and anticipate them. Instead they decided leach off the traffic crossing this bridge and at times leaving bridge to deteriorate at the expense of people living near or under the bridge on both sides.

    • Braydon s
      Braydon s 11 місяців тому

      @randy t got blocked in at college yesterday by two dimwits deciding they owned the road...

    • randy t
      randy t 11 місяців тому

      @Braydon s ya...that's pretty well because of all the truck traffic.

    • Matthew Shultz
      Matthew Shultz 11 місяців тому +1

      @Braydon s I'm certain it wasn't a constant & its been a few years since I drove truck & doing cross boarder runs. As a non resident of Windsor I'm speaking on the issues I often encountered. Which too many times be it Canadian or U.S. customs system would go down creating ridiculous back ups. Now it wasn't in every back up but there were to many times where traffic would back up onto one or several interstates on the Michigan side & all it would & did take was one semi or car nor paying attention and slamming into the back of another vehicle, as often it'd be a chain reaction. Creating an even greater nightmare. Then there were times an some oversize trucks caused issues hitting bridges an what not. To stalled and or broke down trucks in travel lanes, etc etc as my list could go on and on . However I'm simply agreeing that a 401 direct connection to the boarder & via customs would greatly reduce the issues that were often caused by taking hundreds of international trade trucks from an interstate, through customs, to just dump them off within the confines of city streets. It created more issues than it certainly ever solved. Not sure how often you go back & forth but I'm certain someone has video of just how ridiculous it can get ,moving from one side to the other ,especially in inclement weather, toss in some accidents ( be it major or minor) & a break down or two. Both sides have had its fair share of snarled up ,grueling debacles.

    • Braydon s
      Braydon s 11 місяців тому

      @Matthew Shultz Huronchurch is always a shitshow, otherwise we're fine, And Huron church isn't used as much as some are saying (part of that is we all know it's a shitshow) generally speaking you can get anywhere in the city without using it, I only ever go down there If I'm hitting a restaurant on the road.

    • xxdesertstorm
      xxdesertstorm 11 місяців тому

      they are still making a second one that was misinformation on his part he clearly did not read the correct information or he would have fact checked his work

  • Merthalophor
    Merthalophor 11 місяців тому +109

    Crazy how this guy simply has the status of "owner" and thus can take $45 per truck off into his pocket without providing anything in return but blocking other state owned bridges. The price of the trucks should be exactly as much as is needed to maintain the bridge, or build another one. This man is everything that is bad about capitalism: a senile old man who is a billionaire because he could mercilessly exploit his economic position. Now he's using that money to defend his position against everyone's interest. 🤢

    • Everyone Thinks you're a deathmute
      Everyone Thinks you're a deathmute 9 місяців тому +6

      @Choose Wisely Lets see...I go to my private insurance ER...I get seen in 50 minutes. Last time I went to a public hospital...it was Sun up before I was seen and I was in pain with a broken ankle at 5pm.
      Police have no duty to protect you (Heller Decision) I rather open carry with a .45.
      Public schools have been caught with teachers who do not teach, pedos and overall have a general lack of teaching students (aka the teachers are just as stupid as the dumbest kid in their classroom).
      Pot holes anyone? Oh look the local road workers are sitting around for 5 hours catcalling and doing jack shit.
      The fact is the guy in question took over a bridge because the governments on both sides did not want to allocate funds to repair and maintain the bridge. Instead both governments on each side found it a lot easier to sell that bridge to the man. Its not unfettered capitalisms, its a failure of the beaurcracy not maintaining the public services it was charged with. Its not hard to look around and see the failure of the state unable to maintain a basic level of quality, yet constantly asks for more money via taxes that go nowhere. Then when audited you found out one of the local city counsel people spent 400k to put up redwood tiling in their office. Riddle me this...how is it that someone voted into public office that makes 180,000 a year....after five years is a multi-millionaire? That their only job was working in the government owns 3 homes and 2 porsche and 1 lamborghini. Statistically they should not be able to purchase that on a public servant salary. Yet they do, and when you look at the roads, the crumbling infrastructure and need to repair...they will gleefully tell you its the man who owns a business that its his fault....all the while dip their hands into the city/state/nation's coffers and take.

    • MK
      MK 11 місяців тому +1

      OK then give me your house since it can be used to serve humanity better. In fact you don't need a car give it to me for the greater good if humanity

    • sebastien holmes
      sebastien holmes 11 місяців тому +1

      @Choose Wisely you just described socialism.

    • Choose Wisely
      Choose Wisely 11 місяців тому +5

      Left to its own devices this is what unfettered capitalism would look like. Next time the you feel the government is too socialist in nature think about what this one man was doing. Then imagine every publicly own hospital, police force, community centre, street, bridge, and highway being handled the same way.

  • Alex Moose
    Alex Moose 11 місяців тому

    This has been a fun story to follow living here in SE Michigan. I used the ambassador a lot because the tunnel is always busy. Maroun is a Lebanese guy so lots of people in Michigan are familiar with him.

  • Alex Hndr
    Alex Hndr 11 місяців тому +82

    Literally everyone else: "Heh.. hold our cement."

    • Mike Spearwood
      Mike Spearwood 11 місяців тому +8

      As another commenter pointed out: just think how overdue this bridge is, and how many years (decades even!) this crook has been allowed to have a monopoly on such a vital transport link!

  • Joseph DiMarco
    Joseph DiMarco 11 місяців тому +1

    I live here and see it all the time. So incredible to watch the most advanced bridge in history being constructed!

  • Jody Mitoma's Videos
    Jody Mitoma's Videos 11 місяців тому +27

    Always brings me joy to see Canada mentioned in a B1M video. Loving the content, guys!! 😁

  • Randy Fortier
    Randy Fortier 11 місяців тому +43

    As someone who grew up in Windsor, right near the Ambassador bridge, one additional motivator for this bridge's construction is public health. There is a cancer cluster near the road leading to the Canadian side of the bridge, which many believe is due to the stopped traffic (which is mostly tractor trailers). The whole Canadian side now has a huge sunken highway entrance leading to the new span, and green parkway surrounding it.

    • Castaway RJ
      Castaway RJ 9 місяців тому

      I lived next to Huron Church Road for 5 years, and I’m still here.

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    • Matthew Shultz
      Matthew Shultz 11 місяців тому

      Yet another awesome point that's 💯 spot on . I remember that as well ,especially when traffic was stuck on the bridge you could see an smell the cloud of emissions ( especially in inclement weather) that would eventually settle on one side or the other. Not to mention the countless & virtually never ending idling trucks at either Duty Free Center . A huge mess all the way around.

    • Steven Juris
      Steven Juris 11 місяців тому +9

      @Mike Spearwood breathing exhaust fumes isn’t good for you.

  • Riesenfriese
    Riesenfriese 11 місяців тому +76

    Ah yes, my favorite kind of person. Billionaires trying to stop progress because it could interfere with their profits.

    • William Huang
      William Huang 11 місяців тому +1

      ehhh just let him go bankrupt after everyone decides that the Ambassador Bridge is a bad decision and they take the public bridge instead

  • William Badgreen
    William Badgreen 11 місяців тому +1

    It's an amazing sight to see a bridge like this in the middle of its construction. I got to see a similar one being built over the harbor in Corpus Christi, Texas.

  • rickhou
    rickhou 11 місяців тому +34

    There are times where your narration alone makes me wish I could hit the like button multiple times.

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    • rickhou
      rickhou 11 місяців тому +2

      @Mike Spearwood for not only giving context and depth of information he's giving out, but with the humor and puns that are sprinkled in this tasty morsel from this channel.

    • Mike Spearwood
      Mike Spearwood 11 місяців тому

      lol, why?

  • 421 Rational Argument
    421 Rational Argument 11 місяців тому +1

    I always find this design of bridge to be super elegant for a bridge. There is one near where I live in Charleston which has a great view out into the harbor

  • David Flores
    David Flores 11 місяців тому +47

    This bridge is a long time coming. Can’t wait to see it completed. It’s going to beautiful and further solidify our friendship with Canada. 🇨🇦🇺🇸

  • KonkaniHits
    KonkaniHits 11 місяців тому

    I'm glad you covered this. Many do not realize how many billions of dollars US-Canada trade is. Its massive !

  • Guilherme Tavares
    Guilherme Tavares 11 місяців тому +1

    A new international cable-stayed bridge is under construction on the border between Brazil and Paraguay, it is called the Integration Bridge. It should improve traffic on the Friendship Bridge, the existing link between Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) and Ciudad del Este (Paraguay).

  • Maestro Mecanico
    Maestro Mecanico 11 місяців тому +2

    There was also an attempt by the then owners of the Detroit River railroad tunnels to convert them into a tollway for trucks (whist building a new railroad tunnel with sufficient clearance for doublestack container trains). Needless to say the billionaire stopped that too.

  • Marco Ferrao
    Marco Ferrao 11 місяців тому

    I like the fact that they have pedestrian and cycle paths being built from the begining.

  • Maquia
    Maquia 11 місяців тому

    I love the art on both sides of the crossing these bridges can look really boring but the Eagle and maple leaf (along with some other stuff I don't know what to call) just look really nice especially the Eagle with all the feather shading.

  • AthenaSchroedinger
    AthenaSchroedinger 11 місяців тому +8

    This video is just another reason why I just love this channel! Fascinating stuff, and a lot of new information for me, as I had not heard anything about this bridge before.

  • Ryland Plassmann
    Ryland Plassmann 11 місяців тому

    I must say I really like the artwork on the two pillars during construction.

  • The Wayward Grape
    The Wayward Grape 11 місяців тому

    Civil engineering and construction is fascinating! I'd be proud to of been involved in the construction of such a feat of engineering.

  • Patrice Senécal
    Patrice Senécal 11 місяців тому

    Great video as always! Would have loved to see a parallel made with the Samuel-de-Champlain bridge in Montreal which share many common aspects with the GHIB.

  • Alex Vanburen
    Alex Vanburen 11 місяців тому +2

    Thank you for telling the unbiased truth about these bridges and the billionaire who attempted to prevent the new bridge being built. Self interest and greed isn’t always overcome but this time the good of the people prevailed.

  • warren wilson
    warren wilson 10 місяців тому

    Great job with this story. Many of us just love construction videos. I'm 78, but I hope to live long enough to see many more mega-projects completed. No. 1 or 2 in the whole world? The Strait of Messina bridge in Italy. Unfortunately the Sicilians (Italians?) don't want to lose some of their identity. May 23, 2022 Missouri, USA

  • Daniel K
    Daniel K 11 місяців тому +48

    The Ambassador Bridge owner may have delayed the Gordon Howe Bridge by 20 years, but as someone whose made that crossing a bunch in my life, I’m confident the new bridge will quickly replace the old one. The Ambassador Bridge is an absolute nightmare and requires getting off a protected highway and going traffic light to traffic light through Windsor. Not to mention the Ambassador Bridge will have to be replaced in the next decade or so and I’m happy to see it so.

  • ZetaPyro
    ZetaPyro 11 місяців тому +1

    When I first saw this video title, I thought it was going to be about Jeff Bezos's superyacht and the Koningshaven Bridge in Rotterdam, but I was pleasantly surprised when it turned out to be something completely different.

  • elforeign2
    elforeign2 11 місяців тому

    the B1M, one of the highest quality channels on UAclips! This cable stayed bridge will be quite impressive when completed.

  • Motivationally Challenged
    Motivationally Challenged 11 місяців тому

    Amazing to hear more about it! GHIB is just one of many projects the people I work with are doing so to me, it was just another item on the long list.

  • Rik Morel
    Rik Morel 11 місяців тому +2

    We have a new cable stay bridge in the Vancouver Lower Mainland area that crosses the Fraser River. We had a massive problem of ice forming on the cables and massive chunks falling down on the vehicles below. I wonder if they solved that problem in the initial design for this one?

    • Erik Stephens
      Erik Stephens 11 місяців тому

      My company was asked to look into a possible solution. They are looking to heat the cables under ice conditions to prevent significant ice formation.

  • R D
    R D 11 місяців тому

    This bridge is ridiculously cool. Well done.

  • Quran’s Unsolicited Opinion
    Quran’s Unsolicited Opinion 11 місяців тому +11

    Yes 👏 I’m happy we’re seeing a video on here of Detroit. I’d love to see one on the Hudson site when it’s a little more complete

    • George White
      George White 11 місяців тому

      @Quran’s Unsolicited Opinion that’s true, I meant more they could talk about the arena and then as a side note the district Detroit, alternatively Michigan central station could be a good video, or really any of the restorations like David Stott

    • Quran’s Unsolicited Opinion
      Quran’s Unsolicited Opinion 11 місяців тому +1

      @George White that’s not really on brand for them

    • George White
      George White 11 місяців тому +1

      I want to see them talk about the failures of the district detroit too 👀

  • Coastaku
    Coastaku 11 місяців тому

    This bridge is also needed cause the Ambassador bridge doesn't directly connect I-75 with Southern Ontario's Highway network, once in Windsor, you're on a stroad... The new Gordie Howe bridge will directly connect with the E.C. Row Expressway, a highway built a while ago for this very purpose. It connects with the 401 without a single traffic light, and the 401 connects Windsor with London, Kitchener, Mississauga, Toronto, Kingston and Montreal, with connections to Hamilton and Ottawa along the way

  • Adam Ballantyne
    Adam Ballantyne 11 місяців тому +2

    Our team will be running the O&M for this project, very excited to get started upon substantial completion!

  • Hayden Blanchard
    Hayden Blanchard 11 місяців тому +2

    Geordie Howe is a legend. he’s no Wayne Gretzky but he was an amazing hockey player. good that he’s still being honored! love my hockey legends🇨🇦❤️🇺🇸

  • Gabe Plattenberg
    Gabe Plattenberg 11 місяців тому

    I live in the detroit area and can say this bridge is very much needed. Cant wait to see it finished!

  • Jintana Rawdsukumaal
    Jintana Rawdsukumaal 11 місяців тому +2

    The B1M back at it again with quality content. Keep up the good work. Your vids. are awesome.

  • Vitor Leão
    Vitor Leão 11 місяців тому +3

    2:13 I can't get over the fact that it cost 45$ just to cross a bridge.
    I'm speechless... I can't find words to describe how absurd it is.

  • Jay Hayes
    Jay Hayes 11 місяців тому +1

    My grandfather would love this, he was the chief civil engineer for the city of Detroit in the 1930’s!

  • withershin
    withershin 11 місяців тому

    I worked on the "drawings" for the Canadian POE and highway access over 17 years ago as a GIS tech. Thanks for the update!

  • xxdesertstorm
    xxdesertstorm 11 місяців тому

    I live in the Windsor and watching both towers being built was so cool, the cool part is 2 of the major roads for Windsor are able to see the towers from miles away

  • DoctorShaunB
    DoctorShaunB 11 місяців тому +1

    Windsor born Canadian, practiced medicine in Detroit for >5 years, my mother crossed the border for work >30 years. The border is a great thing for both Americans and Canadians. But I can't think of many people sad that billionaire Moron is gone. He slowed progress in the whole area for years for self gain. (I'm pretty sure I spelled his name correctly)

  • Crarazy
    Crarazy 11 місяців тому

    Never thought I'd see the day where B1M talks about my beloved hometown of Detroit. Clicked on this faster than you can imagine!

  • Logan Childers
    Logan Childers 11 місяців тому +13

    When you used examples for suspension bridges you should have use the Mackinaw Bridge because of its connection to the state.

  • A. Grace
    A. Grace 11 місяців тому +1

    The B1M makes videos on random topics so interesting. Appreciate the hard work. 👍👍👍

  • Brian W
    Brian W 11 місяців тому +2

    Just the 401 extension on the Canadian side was an engineering marvel and a major undertaking. Just look at G Earth, many long sections below grade and covered over. It cost 1.4 bn Canadian alone.

  • ltandrepants
    ltandrepants 11 місяців тому

    always great content. but the writing in each episode is concise and easily digestible. thanks for the videos.

  • Leon Ramkumar
    Leon Ramkumar 11 місяців тому +1

    I saw this years ago on the daily show. Glad to see it's progressing.

  • RaptureDragon1
    RaptureDragon1 9 місяців тому

    This is an insanely cool project. I can't wait until it's finished.

  • Winston Tj
    Winston Tj 11 місяців тому +27

    That billionaire complaining about another bridge being built but not taking the initiative to expand his existing bridge is hilarious 😂
    You know that it is having over capacity issue and becoming bottleneck. Then use your money to built a new one

    • Pat The Riot
      Pat The Riot 11 місяців тому

      Fun fact: That ballot measure that he pushed to block the Gordie Howe bridge? If it had passed, literally every bridge that would be built in Michigan going forward would have to be approved by public referendum.

    • CT Alcantara
      CT Alcantara 11 місяців тому +5

      Don’t forget the repairs needed for that rickety, rusting, cracking, shaking bridge!!! It’s gonna collapse one day!! For real!

  • Aes Cyprium
    Aes Cyprium 9 місяців тому

    Hats off to the newspaper writer who went with "A Bridge Too Near". Excellent work.

  • Joe Smith
    Joe Smith 9 місяців тому

    Maroon also owned the Michigan Central Station here in Detroit. It was a railroad station that was booming back when riding the rails was king. It was a hotel, a very nice one, too. Maroon sat on it, and let it go to waste. Finally, his company sold it to the Ford Motor Company, which is in the process of fixing it up, and is going to use it for research on the electric vehicle. It was used to shoot the movie The Transformers when it was in it’s dilapidated state.

    • DetroitCoffeeArt Detroit
      DetroitCoffeeArt Detroit 20 днів тому

      It never was a hotel, back a long time ago, offices for the railroad company where in the tower. The grand hall in the station closed in the mid 1960's and used for storage until Amtrak's closure of the station in 1988. The only entrance after was the northeast entrance where the former street car loop was.
      Before Moroun bought it in 1995, the city administration allowed it to be bought from Amtrak in 1991 by a series of questionable firms that stripped the building; mostly illegally. A 1995 Wayne State University project showcased the destruction of 4 years after Amtrak.
      Moroun while he owned it from 1995 to 2009, it was in legal limbo until a court ruled in 2009. After 2009 it was near impossible to get into the building anymore.
      A neighbor in the late 1990's lead a campaign to stop him from renovating the station and Rosevelt Park; they where successful.
      The city tried to tear it down about three times between 2000-2009; a mayor Kwame Kilpatrick initiative. The mayor did one time try to seize the property for a new police station. Transformer the movie shooting was rather destructive to sites like the Packard Plant, Moroun would not allow the requested demolish or fires. After Detroit's bankruptcy in 2013 and a new mayor, Moroun began significant maintenance of the building, four years later it was sold to Ford

  • Bruce Katkin
    Bruce Katkin 9 місяців тому

    To get this going, Canada is putting up the majority of the funds to build the bridge and will make it back on the fees. In addition, the new ramps on the Canadian side will connect directly to the main highway and trucks will no longer have to travel through the city.

  • Edward Alonso
    Edward Alonso 11 місяців тому +1

    I do enjoy watching and learning with ALL you make it happened! Keep It UP! Every time I see a new video, I LOVE IT!

  • patrick97764
    patrick97764 11 місяців тому

    wow I have actually been following this bridges progress for a long time cool to see you cover it.

  • Dalek Ling
    Dalek Ling 11 місяців тому +5

    Cool to see another bridge in Michigan, but nothing will beat the Mackinac Bridge

  • Ralph G
    Ralph G 11 місяців тому +1

    Love hearing about this! A great memorial to Mr. Hockey himself!

  • TheHealthyDonut
    TheHealthyDonut 11 місяців тому

    I'm honestly very excited to watch the bridge's construction process from my college dorm room.

  • Joe Smith
    Joe Smith 9 місяців тому

    There is another suspension bridge in Michigan, the Mackinac Bridge. It joins the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan. It’s longer then the Golden Gate Bridge.

  • SteamCrane
    SteamCrane 11 місяців тому +1

    I wonder whether they came up with solution to the cable icing problem that plagues the recently built cable stayed bridge in Toledo. Whenever there are icing conditions, ice forms on the cables, then falls to the roadway, smashing cars. The bridge is fully or partially closed whenever icing is present, diverting to the old lift bridge next to the new bridge. It is very fortunate that the old bridge was left in place, otherwise the traffic snarl would be even worse.

  • Bandit69ply
    Bandit69ply 11 місяців тому +3

    I live in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and i drive by this project often and its amazing to watch a bridge being built. The support pillars leading to the Canadian tower are being poured and set up right now. The bridge towers are already visible from different vantage points from the city and county. Everything about this bridge and the new highway leading to it have taken longer than expected, but now it's starting to come together. Very cool to see!

  • Julian _
    Julian _ 11 місяців тому +2

    I live a few miles away from the new bridge! Nice to see B1M make a video about it.

  • danny zelko
    danny zelko 11 місяців тому

    Watching this video on the Gordie Howe bridge was definitely educational.

  • Yourname942
    Yourname942 11 місяців тому +1

    Imagine how frequent b.s. like this happens in other sectors

  • Cody Peters
    Cody Peters 11 місяців тому

    As a trucker whonhas used the Ambassador bridge many times. Its time there was a new bridge.

  • Shehryar Usman
    Shehryar Usman 11 місяців тому

    As someone who lives in Windsor, I cant wait for the new bridge to be completed

  • David Scholz
    David Scholz 11 місяців тому +22

    „Water under the Bridge“ - love these B1M pun’s

  • Blitz Canuck
    Blitz Canuck 11 місяців тому

    As a life-long Windsor resident, living on Peter St. just a couple blocks from the new bridge, i can't wait for this to open. Although it may draw more traffic into my neighbourhood, it should alleviate the traffic congestion on Huron Church Road where the entrance to the bridge is that sometimes gets backed up for kilometers, making it a nightmare for us West-enders to even get to their bank or school or grocery store.

  • Socks Alexander
    Socks Alexander 11 місяців тому

    As an American, I love Canada. Especially the duty free shop in Windsor.

  • SilverTheSecond
    SilverTheSecond 11 місяців тому +1

    I live in Windsor and sometimes on the week I bike through the roads on the construction site that would eventually lead to the bridge