As the Ambassador Bridge turns 90 — where is the replacement span?

A replacement bridge was approved by the Canadian government in 2017

The Ambassador Bridge has connected Canada and the United States for 90 years — and current construction work will extend the lifespan for another 75 years, according to the company which owns and operates the crossing. 

That's a long time for a bridge the Canadian government wants demolished five years after the company builds its approved replacement span. 

For years, the Ambassador Bridge has been at the heart of battles between the owner, the federal government and the communities the bridge connects.

Those battles include court challenges over boarded up homes, commercials appealing to President Donald Trump to reject a government owned bridge project and the City of Windsor hiring a lawyer to stop the construction of a second span...

This was excerpted from the 11 November 2019 edition of CBC News.