04/13/2013 10:00 am ET

Ambassador Bridge Owner Moroun Likely To Try To Stop New Bridge Permit

WASHINGTON -- Whatever happens next involving the proposed New International Trade Crossing bridge over the Detroit River, it's likely to happen in court.

Lawyers for Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel (Matty) Moroun didn't return phone calls from the Free Press for comment Friday. But earlier in the week, Hamish Hume -- a litigator who has worked on constitutional cases and coauthored more than a half dozen Supreme Court briefs -- said Moroun's Detroit International Bridge Co. would file for emergency relief if the new span was granted a permit.

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