The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) has completed work on the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) traffic building, which serves the border crossing at Sault Ste. Marie's International Bridge.
Construction of the CBSA facilities is part of a multi-year, $60-million project, which is the first overhaul of the border-crossing plaza in more than 50 years.
The opening of the new CBSA traffic building and associated civil works, constructed by EllisDon, marks the completion of the next stage of the project.
Announced in September 2009, the project was financed through the Gateways and Border Crossings Fund and included the expansion and redesign of the existing Canadian plaza and the construction of a new duty-free shop and maintenance ga rage, which have been in operation since 2014.
"Once completed, the new CBSA plaza facilities will be three times larger...