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Ambassador Bridge eliminating tolls for essential workers

Posted at 9:39 AM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 09:39:10-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Ambassador Bridge will eliminate the cost of tolls on all passenger vehicles of essential workers.

The Canadian Transit Company will absorb the expense associated with the toll relief.

Matthew Maroun, chairman of the Ambassador Bridge, expressed gratitude to all workers who cross the bridge.

"We appreciate the men and women on the front lines who are working to keep us safe," Maroun said in a statement. "We wanted to take this action to try to alleviate some of the stress of a daily commute for essential workers who cross our bridge every day. This is a small thing we can do to show that we see your daily sacrifice and we are grateful."

Essential workers crossed the Ambassador Bridge 52,000 times last month.

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