Posted on October 5th, 2018Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Mike Zimmer of Dimondale and Kirk Steudle of South Lyon to the Mackinac Bridge Authority. Established in 1950, the seven-member authority authorizes use of legal and financial services necessary to manage and finance bridge maintenance and repair projects. â… Read More
Posted on September 19th, 2018Robert J. Sweeney, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 608,996 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of August compared to 594,396 in 2017. For the month of August, traffic is up 2.5% and fare revenue is up 1.3% compared to last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a subst… Read More
Posted on September 5th, 2018Despite significant operational changes to the Mackinac Bridge Annual Walk in 2018, more than 25,000 people participated in the 61-year tradition this Labor Day. “The comments we heard both during the walk and those submitted through our website afterward have been very positive,” said Bob Sweeney… Read More
Posted on August 30th, 2018Robert J. Sweeney, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 610,322 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of July compared to 609,916 in 2017.
For the month of July, traffic is up 0.1% and fare revenue is up 1.0% compared to last year.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substanti… Read More
Posted on August 27th, 2018There are some big changes to the Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk this year, but there’s still time to plan for your participation in the event Labor Day morning. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The most significant change is that the walk will now start from both ends of the bridge, eliminating the need for buses… Read More
Posted on August 21st, 2018For the second time, Mackinac County 911/Emergency Management and the Mackinac Bridge Authority are offering text updates for this year’s Annual Bridge Walk. Mackinac County 911, using its RAVE Alert System, will send updates and information from the MBA to users’ cell phones now through Labor Day.… Read More
Posted on July 30th, 2018Robert J. Sweeney, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 446,930 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of June compared to 437,174 in 2017.
For the month of June, traffic is up 2.2% and fare revenue is up 0.2% compared to last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substanti… Read More
Posted on July 9th, 2018To document the crossing of the Mackinac Bridge during a deployment of the Wisconsin National Guard to Camp Grayling Tuesday, helicopters from the Michigan National Guard will be flying in the Straits area around midday. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Representatives from the Michigan National Guard say that the vehicles are headed to the Camp… Read More
Posted on June 26th, 2018Two brief closures of the Mackinac Bridge are scheduled for Wednesday morning so painting contractors can remove two large movable scaffold platforms from the north tower. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The two platforms, which were used to help crews safely reach and contain paint removed from the struts – t… Read More
Posted on June 25th, 2018Discussion of details for the 2018 Annual Bridge Walk, including review of the new options available to participants in the upcoming event, is among the agenda items for the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) regular meeting Wednesday on Mackinac Island. MBA staff will present the board with information on planning… Read More
- Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointments to the Mackinac Bridge Authority
- August Traffic Report
- 25,000 walk the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day
- July Traffic Report
- One week to go until the 2018 Annual Bridge Walk