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Queenston-Lewiston Bridge Plaza Improvement Project

The Queenston-Lewiston Bridge is the fourth-busiest Canada-U.S. commercial land border crossing and a key component of the Ontario-Quebec Continental Gateway and Trade Corridor. In 2009, bridge traffic included approximately 675,000 commercial trucks and over 2.6 million cars.

A $130-million, multi-phase project to redevelop and expand the Queenston Plaza on the Canadian side of the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge is currently underway. more…

Border Crossing Wait Times

If you are planning a shopping trip to Buffalo, Niagara Falls, or Toronto keep visiting We will be featuring a series of posts that will save you time and money.

Travellers interested in a cross border shopping spree are probably contemplating which border crossing to take. You have 3 options; the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls; the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge in Queenston; or the Peace Bridge in Buffalo. The wait times for these vary so you should check which crossing to take right before you depart. The two most reliable websites are:

USA: Niagara Falls Bridge Commission

Canada: Border Crossing Times

These are great resources, however to get live up to the minute information we recommend that you use your mobile phone and the Government of Canada Web Poratal (  

To access border crossing wait times information just follow these easy steps on your WAP enabled phone.

1. With your phone go to

2. Choose Services

3. Border Wait Times


CBC Report on the Allanburg Bridge Disaster

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Allanburg Bridge Destroyed in Seconds

The Allanburg Bridge over the Welland Canal comes down too soon and destroys the Windoc ship passing under it. This clip is from the Discovery Channel show called Destroyed in Seconds.