Truck Driver Vaccination Protest Keeps Ambassador Bridge Closed for Second Day

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DETROIT, February 7, 2022 ~ Border crossing via the Ambassador Bridge is restricted for the second day, after a group of Canadian truck drivers assembled to protest against COVID-19 mandates. While the crossing into Canada is completely closed, the crossing into Detroit is open to limited traffic, though most trucks have been rerouted to the Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron.

Hear Congressman Bill Huizenga and Ambassador Bridge Owner Matt Moroun give Paul W. Smith their take on the closing, plus hear Marie Osborne tell Tom Jordan and Kevin Dietz what effects the closure had on Michigan’s supply chain.


February 8, 2022 ~ Owner of the Ambassador Bridge Matt Moroun talks to Paul W. about the trucker protest blocking the bridge and he says he supports the truckers and would like the US and Canadian governments to give just a bit to help them out.

February 8, 2022 ~ Detroit Windsor Tunnel CEO Neal Belitsky talks to Paul W. about the trucker protests at the Ambassador Bridge and he says they are doing all they can to help people get to and from Canada.

February 8, 2022 ~ Republican Congressman Bill Huizenga talks to Paul W. about the trucker protests at the Ambassador Bridge and he also says he will continue to pressure the IRS to make sure the organization doesn’t use taxpayer facial scans.

February 8, 2022 ~ Marie Osborne updates Kevin and Tom on the Ambassador Bridge closure due to protests in Canada.