Quebec News: John Taylor on future Gordie Howe International Bridge

While the debate rages around the relevance of building a tunnel between Quebec and Lévis, the construction of a third link between Windsor and Detroit comes at a pivotal moment, after years of negotiations. According to experts and politicians on both sides of the border, the blocking of the Ambassador Bridge demonstrated the importance of the future Gordie Howe International Bridge. The disruption to traffic on the Ambassador Bridge in early February shook U.S. confidence in Canada. Truck traffic on the Ambassador Bridge actually fell by around 28% between 2006 and 2019, according to an analysis by Wayne State University professor John Taylor. “The argument that we needed a bridge because of the volume of traffic was completely wrong,” said Taylor. 

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