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

    Mackinac Bridge Grating Auctions

    The Mackinac Bridge currently has Steel Deck Grating being auctioned off at  Click here to submit your bid.


    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),


    Credit cards now accepted in toll lanes at Mackinac Bridge

    Cash or credit? It’s a choice customers of the Mackinac Bridge can make now, opting to use a credit card to pay their toll right at the booth


    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.             

    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,


    MacPass Online Access

    Do you have an existing account and want online access?  Email to find out how.

    May Traffic Report

    Robert J. Sweeney, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 338,538 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of May compared to 332,014 in 2016.