2012-04-27: The Michigan state Supreme Court today refused to hear an appeal by the Ambassador Bridge company (DIBC) but its future its likely go a popular vote in a referendum in November. The state board of canvassers this week accepted the wording of the DIBC for November's general election.
2012-04-22: Tom Shields of the lobby group Build the DRIC Now issued a statement headed "Response to Ambassador Bridge owners plan to block the New International Trade Crossing." His statement read: "We believe the voters will reject an attempt by Mr. Moroun to guarantee his monopoly in our state's Constitution. If this measure gets to the ballot, Michigan voters will certainly vote to reject Mr.
With state contractors using heavy concrete breakers, cranes, loaders and dump trucks at the Ambassador Bridge to demolish recent concrete work and cart away the rubble of high approach ramps for a parallel span, the Detroit International Bridge Company (DIBC) battles on, using the courts and public opinion.