THE FEDERAL BRIDGE CORPORATION UNVEILS ITS NEW CORPORATE LOGO
OTTAWA, January 13, 2016 – The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) announced today that in support of its mandate following its amalgamation with the St. Mary’s River Bridge Company (SMRBC) and the Blue Water Bridge Authority (BWBA), the Corporation has proceeded to a corporate rebranding to clearly communicate the new amalgamated FBCL with stakeholders, bridge users and the general public.
As part of the rebranding effort, FBCL is unveiling today a new logo which better represents its mandate and the diversity of its various international bridge locations.
FBCL is responsible for the Canadian federal interest at four international bridge locations in Ontario, as follows:
- Sault Ste. Marie:Ownership of the Canadian interest in the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge. The bridge is managed by the International Bridge Administration (IBA), an entity of the State of Michigan, U.S., through an international agreement between the asset owners, FBCL and the IBA, a division of the Michigan Department of Transport (MDOT). The bridge operations are overseen by a joint international Board of Directors, the Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Authority (SSMBA);
- Point Edward:Ownership, management and operation of the Canadian portion of the twinned Blue Water Bridge, linking Point Edward, Ontario to Port Huron, Michigan. FBCL works in close cooperation with MDOT, the owner, manager and operator of the U.S. portion of the bridge;
- Thousand Islands:Ownership of the Canadian interest in the Thousand Islands International Bridge. The bridge is managed by Thousand Island Bridge Authority (TIBA), an entity of the State of New York, U.S., under a bi-national agreement between the asset owners, FBCL and TIBA; and
- Cornwall:Ownership of the Canadian interest in the Seaway International Bridge Crossing. FBCL is responsible for management of the whole bridge crossing including the North Channel Bridge, an international roadway, and the South Channel Bridge. The operations are managed by international agreement as a joint venture by the SIBC on behalf of the asset owners, FBCL and SLSDC, a federal U.S. entity.