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2014-07-30 12:21:36

WINDSOR, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the International Authority which will oversee the construction of the new publicly-owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. Mrs. Kristine Burr and Mrs. Geneviève Gagnon have been appointed by Canada and Mr. Michael D. Hayes, Mrs. Birgit, M. Klohs and Mr. Matt Rizik have been appointed by Michigan. Mrs. Burr will...

2010-12-14 14:16:00

WINDSOR, ON, and DETROIT, MI, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ - The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is open and ready to take commercial and passenger vehicles that would otherwise use the Bluewater Bridge in Sarnia/Port Huron.  The Bluewater Bridge is currently closed due to icy conditions on the Bridge. In addition, Highway #402 in Ontario is designated as "Closed" from the Bluewater Bridge to Highway 401 in London due to adverse weather conditions. On the Ministry of Transportation for Ontario...

2010-11-04 09:00:00

DETROIT-WINDSOR, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ - The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel has implemented changes to both lighting and ventilation systems that offer great advances in environmental sustainability while increasing efficiency. "In the Spring of 2010, we took the first steps by contracting for the replacement of the existing metal halide lighting with more energy efficient LED lighting fixtures," states Robert Howell, Facility Manager, Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. "These fixtures have instant...

2010-04-16 09:00:00

DETROIT, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Stressing the importance of growing jobs, commerce and trade, an all-star line-up of leaders from Michigan and Canadian business and labor, city and the state governments together today urged Michigan lawmakers to remove the only remaining hurdle to the new Detroit River International Crossing -- enactment of legislation that would enable Michigan to enter into a public-private partnership to build and operate the new bridge. The project is expected to...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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