04/10/2012 10:03 am ET

Gateway Project Advances; End Of Truck Traffic On Local Roads In Sight

By Tom Greenwood

After a nearly three-year delay in the Gateway Project, work has begun that could reduce by half the truck traffic on surface streets near the Ambassador Bridge by next month.

Crews have poured the remaining two sections of a 500-foot-long gap in the ramp that will eventually hook a two-lane truck access road from the bridge to Interstates 75 and 96 that the Michigan Department of Transportation hopes to open by May 20.

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