New border crossing facility at Thousand Islands Bridge
The border crossing at Lansdowne, Ontario is getting a $60 million dollar facelift.
A new facility and five more lanes will be added at the Thousand Islands Bridge Crossing.
It will continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
The announcement was made today by Conservative MP Leeds-Grenville Gord Brown.
More than 800 thousand passengers vehicles crossed at Lansdowne in 2012.
Thousands Islands is a popular border crossing for Ottawa residents who plan shopping excursions to Syracuse, New York and points further south.
CTV's John Hua will have a full report from Lansdowne, Ontario at 6pm.