Ambassador Bridge

Officials from Canada and Michigan have a name for the new crossing planned between Detroit and Windsor: “The Gordie Howe International Bridge,” after the legendary, former Detroit Red Wings’ hockey player. (WDET)

Ambassador Bridge linking Detroit and Windsor - file photo
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A new international bridge between Detroit and Windsor has cleared another major obstacle.

Governor Snyder says construction of bridge will create about 12,000 construction jobs and as many as another 31,000 indirect jobs

Permit is one of last hurdles to clear before construction can begin

Company owned by Matty Moroun filed federal lawsuit in February.