Posted on December 7th, 2015MBA Deer Count Numbers The deer count for 2015 is the lowest ever reported by the Mackinac Bridge Authority. There were 1500 deer counted in 2015, which is down from 2233 deer in 2014. This is a 32.8% drop from the previous all time low, which was in 2014.… Read More
Posted on November 3rd, 2014Flags will fly at half-staff Wednesday at the Mackinac Bridge in honor of former Mackinac Bridge Authority comptroller and executive secretary Sen. Walter North, who died Friday, Oct. 31. North began 27 years of service to the Mackinac Bridge Authority as comptroller in 1966. In 1982, he was named executive secret… Read More
Posted on June 18th, 2014Flags will be flown at half-staff through sunset Thursday at the Mackinac Bridge in honor of long-time former chairman and authority member Charles T. “Chick” Fisher III, who died Sunday, June 15.
Fisher, former chairman, president and CEO of NBD Bancorp, Inc., began 30 years of service on the Mackina… Read More
Posted on June 5th, 2014My timing was a happy accident. It was just about 9 o’clock one recent evening as I pulled up to the Mackinac Bridge toll booth. “Enjoy your four-dollar sunset,” the toll-taker said. “It’s a spectacular one tonight.” The toll-taker was right. As the sun sank into the Upper Peninsula, the water sparkled,… Read More
Posted on April 1st, 2014Thrilled to have the Mackinac Bridge featured on Michigan’s license plate, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) joined in congratulating Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson on selection of the design featuring the iconic bridge as the world’s best new plate. “It’s a terrific hono… Read More
Posted on August 29th, 2013State’s new Mackinac Bridge license plate on sale today, just in time for 56th Annual Bridge Walk Commemorative license plates will be available for purchase at the Bridge Walk It’s official! The state’s newest license plate, featuring one of Michigan’s best known landmarks, the Mackinac Bridge, is now a… Read More
Posted on July 19th, 2013New world record attempt Aug. 3 at Mackinac Bridge The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will join MINI of Grand Rapids and owners of Mini Cooper automobiles from all over the country as they rally and attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest parade of MINIs. The MINI rally will take place on Saturday, A… Read More
Posted on June 26th, 2013New world record attempt Aug. 3 at Mackinac Bridge The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will join MINI of Grand Rapids and owners of Mini Cooper automobiles from all over the country as they rally and attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest parade of MINIs. The MINI rally will take place on Saturday, A… Read More
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