arm of Congress says in a report examining Detroit's entry port
that traffic bottlenecks, a shortage of lanes and inspection
points are long-term problems needing to be addressed.
Accounting Office outlined potential solutions for easing commercial
and passenger traffic at the Ambassador Bridge and Detroit-Windsor
Tunnel, even as security remains heightened due to the terrorism
choke point in traffic flow was identified as the bridge cargo
inspection plaza on the U.S. side. Bridge officials say they
are waiting for the General Services Administration to sign
off on the project.
include providing Detroit with a permanent X-ray machine to
scan trucks, supplementing a mobile X-ray machine. The GAO also
recommended installing automated license plate reading devices,
currently available at the U.S.-Mexico border.