12/02/2011 08:50 am ET Updated Dec 19, 2011

Ambassador Bridge Company Argues Against Receiver

DETROIT, MI -- A team of nine lawyers for the Ambassador Bridge company made a last-ditch plea Thursday to Detroit judge Prentis Edwards not to appoint a receiver to complete court-ordered construction work on the bridge’s U.S. plaza.

"You can't plug in a party with no background on this and yet somehow has the ability to complete this project," said lawyer Phillip Alber.

"There are innumerable details that are the source of this impasse. I don't believe removing (the bridge company) and plugging in someone else would lead to completion of the project."

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