The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) has named the three teams that will be invited to submit proposals for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project linking the USA and Canada.

Legacy Link Partners, Bridging North America and CanAm Gateway Partners achieved the highest scores among the six teams vying to win the public-private partnership contract.  The teams include major international contractors and designers - see list below.

The new Gordie Howe International Bridge will link Windsor in Ontario with Detroit in Michigan. Conceptual designs have been produced for both cable-stayed and suspension alternatives.

Gordie Howe Bridge - suspension

Gordie Howe Bridge - cable-stayed

“With the short-listed respondents named, WDBA is pleased to have concluded the first stage in the public-private partnership procurement process,” said WDBA president and CEO Michael Cautillo. “Our team of dedicated staff, partners and consultants have worked diligently to implement a fair and transparent process that recognises the size and scope of this unprecedented international project. We are in the process of finalising the request for proposals which will be issued to the short-listed respondents in the near term.”

Legacy Link Partners

  • SNC Lavalin Capital
  • VINCI Concessions
  • John Laing Investments
  • HDR Corp
  • Leonhardt, Andra and Partners (if cable-stayed)
  • Aas-Jakobsen (if suspension)
  • Alfred Benesch & Company
  • Golder
  • American Bridge Canada
  • SNC Lavalin Constructor (Pacific)
  • Vinci Construction Grands Projets
  • Barton Malow
  • DRICCA (joint venture with Ajax Paving, Dan's Excavating, CA Hull Co, Toebe Construction, Amico Infrastructures)
  • SNC Lavalin Operations & Maintenance
  • Vinci Concessions
  • SNC Lavalin Security Consulting


Bridging North America

  • ACS Infrastructure Canada
  • Fluor Canada
  • Aecon Concessions, a division of Aecon Construction Group
  • RBC Dominion Securities
  • Aecom
  • Carlos Fernandez Casado/FHECOR Ingenieros Consultores
  • Moriyama and Teshima Architects
  • Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects
  • Dragados Canada
  • Aecon Infrastructure Management
  • Turner Construction Company
  • Aecon O&M, a division of Aecon Construction Group
  • DBI Services
  • URS Federal Services (an Aecom company) 


CanAm Gateway Partners

  • Fengate Capital Management
  • BBGI CanHoldco
  • EllisDon Capital
  • Bechtel Development Company
  • Arup-Hatch Mott McDonald Design JV
  • Bergmann Associates
  • NORR
  • Bechtel Canada
  • EllisDon Civil
  • Traylor Bros
  • EllisDon Facilities Services
  • Egis Projects
  • Roy Jorgensen Associates