Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

  • Welcome to the Mackinac Bridge Website!

    Mission Statement: The Mackinac Bridge Authority is committed to preserve and maintain the State of Michigan’s single largest asset and one of the world’s leading suspension bridges to provide safe, pleasurable and expedient passage over the Straits of Mackinac for economic benefit and improved quality of life.

    News & Events

    Bridge to be closed to public traffic during Annual Bridge Walk

    Citing safety and security recommendations by the Michigan State Police (MSP) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS),

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    Mackinac Bridge Authority celebrates 60th anniversary with set of commemorative posters

    In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Mackinac Bridge linking Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas,

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    Mackinac Bridge north tower to get a new paint job

               For the first time in its 60-year history, one of the Mackinac Bridge’s iconic ivory towers will be stripped down to bare metal and repainted.