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Ambassador Bridge deck replacement

October 29, 2010  By Ron Stang | Daily Commercial News


Ambassador BridgeOct. 29, 2010 – While the Ambassador Bridge waits for regulatory
approvals to build a new span between Windsor, Ont. and Detroit, it’s
going ahead with a $20-million deck replacement on its existing aging
structure.

Ambassador Bridge 
Work envelope with lengthwise
stringers to be replaced, crossed
by thicker floor beams. 
Detroit Intl. Bridge Co.


 

Oct. 29, 2010 – While the Ambassador Bridge waits for regulatory approvals to build a new span between Windsor, Ont. and Detroit, it’s going ahead with a $20-million deck replacement on its existing aging structure.

Testing last year found the deck, which dates from the bridge’s opening in 1929, to be in “poor condition” with “cracked, unsound and (chipped) concrete, exposing significantly corroded reinforcing steel.” | READ MORE

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