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Are River Crossing Lawsuits a "Bridge Too Far"?

April 10, 2013


Photo Credit | Nick Brancaccio, The Windsor Star


Michigan is still waiting for a presidential permit to move ahead with construction of a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor. Meanwhile, a pair of lawsuits have been filed to stop the project. One suit was filed by the owners of the Ambassador Bridge. The other was filed by Detroit mayoral candidate Fred Durhal, a state lawmaker who says Governor Rick Snyder is illegally sidestepping the Legislature. WDET's Pat Batcheller asked Canadian Consul General Roy Norton when he expects the presidential permit to be granted, and whether there's any indication that it won't be. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.

Photo Credit | Nick Brancaccio, The Windsor Star