Traffic and Toll Data

The Blue Water Bridge has an average of 14,000 vehicle crossings per day. On a busy day, one could expect traffic to be in excess of 20,000 vehicles of which at least 6,000 of those crossings are trucks.

 

Traffic Statistics

Monthly Traffic Totals - Blue Water Bridge

Monthly Traffic Totals - International Border Crossings Ontario

 

DATE WESTBOUND EASTBOUND TOTAL
1938 30,480 30,480 60,960
1939 154,653 154,653 309,306
1940 106,076 106,076 212,152
1941 134,031 134,031 268,062
1942 99,072 99,072 198,144
1943 84,102 84,102 168,204
1944 104,129 104,129 208,258
1945 159,041 159,041 318,082
1946 226,837 226,837 453,674
1947 263,694 263,694 527,388
1948 285,963 285,963 571,926
1949 313,211 313,211 626,422
1950 329,893 329,893 659,786
1951 394,792 394,792 789,584
1952 451,057 451,057 902,114
1953 502,736 502,736 1,005,472
1954 505,271 505,271 1,010,542
1955 535,606 535,606 1,071,212
1956 575,936 575,936 1,151,872
1957 581,233 581,233 1,162,466
1958 628,596 628,596 1,257,192
1959 666,058 666,058 1,332,116
1960 769,697 769,697 1,539,394
1961 800,947 800,947 1,601,894
1962 941,122 941,122 1,882,244
1963 1,054,766 1,054,766 2,109,532
1964 1,076,896 1,076,896 2,153,792
1965 1,030,378 1,030,378 2,060,756
1966 1,087,679 1,087,679 2,175,358
1967 1,148,759 1,148,759 2,297,518
1968 1,190,219 1,190,219 2,380,438
1969 1,247,260 1,247,260 2,494,520
1970 1,219,794 1,219,794 2,439,588
1971 1,245,138 1,268,358 2,513,496
1972 1,272,342 1,288,149 2,560,491
1973 1,296,661 1,309,604 2,606,265
1974 1,264,787 1,275,693 2,540,480
1975 1,353,612 1,358,668 2,712,280
1976 1,549,123 1,560,354 3,109,477
1977 1,614,736 1,623,283 3,238,019
1978 1,491,562 1,502,406 2,993,968
1979 1,377,455 1,387,706 2,765,161
1980 1,763,296 1,777,866 3,541,162
1981 1,713,834 1,729,415 3,443,249
1982 1,411,564 1,419,950 2,831,514
1983 1,521,029 1,523,715 3,044,744
1984 1,583,191 1,603,998 3,187,189
1985 1,648,334 1,678,868 3,327,202
1986 1,786,722 1,811,510 3,598,232
1987 1,952,477 1,971,339 3,923,816
1988 2,118,569 2,135,733 4,254,302
1989 2,323,497 2,291,502 4,614,999
1990 2,784,078 2,726,042 5,510,120
1991 3,107,987 3,030,863 6,138,850
1992 3,056,340 2,994,816 6,051,156
1993 3,061,278 3,000,814 6,062,092
1994 2,663,556 2,553,396 5,216,952
1995 2,528,964 2,450,843 4,979,807
1996 2,563,442 2,476,623 5,040,065
1997 2,610,494 2,540,626 5,151,120
1998 2,630,937 2,568,031 5,198,968
1999 2,823,757 2,721,563 5,545,320
2000 3,066,487 2,910,344 5,976,831
2001 2,916,963 2,770,596 5,687,559
2002 2,883,501 2,713,410 5,596,911
2003 2,794,306 2,646,901 5,441,207
2004 2,836,981 2,731,864 5,568,845
2005 2,789,113 2,724,696 5,513,809
2006 2,687,137 2,644,614 5,331,751
2007 2,478,404 2,568,296 5,046,700
2008 2,402,945 2,519,009 4,921,954
2009 2,194,569 2,286,304 4,480,873
2010 2,312,247 2,434,780 4,747,027
2011 2,500,336 2,619,671 5,120,007
2012 2,567,232 2,691,132 5,258,364
2013 2,658,358 2,746,850 5,405,208
2014 2,651,623 2,703,978 5,355,601
TOTALS 116,561,948 115,994,163 232,556,111

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