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CoolAngrybirdsrio4:
Notable Events with the bridge's construction

The Canadian Port of Entry is currently under construction:
đź“· Check it out. We’ve posted a new gallery of the 🇨🇦 Canadian Port of Entry on the #GordieHoweBridge project website: https://t.co/TDE8Bfn9zV pic.twitter.com/Ee9aPKIylB— Gordie Howe International Bridge (@GordieHoweBrg) January 13, 2022
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A time lapse of the US bridge towers from November 2020 to last September, where it looks like they are near completion.
//www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJZFgBLve7U

JREwing78:
We have additional discussion about the Gordie Howe in this thread:
Detroit Bridge Wars
https://www.aaroads.com/forum/index.php?topic=1144.325

Probably makes sense for the Gordie Howe to have its own thread, but there's a lot of discussion about it in the other thread.

wanderer2575:
Does anyone have a link to a rendering showing where the bridge is located and the routing of the connections to I-75 and ON-401?  I haven't been able to find one.  Where the I-75 interchange is being constructed seems quite a distance north of the ON-401 terminus.

SkyPesos:
Have it been decided what the US approach to the bridge be called yet? I see a few options here:
1) an x75
2) M-401 (my preference)
3) “Bridge to Canada”, without a route number.

JREwing78:

--- Quote from: SkyPesos on January 13, 2022, 06:20:43 PM ---Have it been decided what the US approach to the bridge be called yet? I see a few options here:
1) an x75
2) M-401 (my preference)
3) “Bridge to Canada”, without a route number.

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#3 is the most likely out of that group - the ramps dump straight into the border crossing plaza before hopping on the Gordie Howe. But it will need something additional to distinguish the two crossings. Given the politics involved (the Moroun family will take any opportunity to sue if it appears the Ambassador Bridge plays 2nd fiddle to the Howe on official signage), that could be tricky, but a few ideas:

- Designate the Howe with a "To 401", complete with shield, on the Howe exit, and the Ambassador with a "To 3" designation (although ultimately you can reach the 401 from both).
- Designate the Howe as an express or a "to Toronto" route, with the Ambassador with a "local", "downtown Windsor" or other wording to suggest the Howe is the through routing
- Signage showing estimated crossing times via the Ambassador, the Howe, and the tunnel, guiding travelers to the fastest option

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