Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Monthly Traffic Statistics

  

  2014 2015 2016 2017
January 158,283 176,277 176,391 185,546
February 169,044 175,559 193,726 197,625 
March 195,514 204,994 215,356 220,533 
April 199,561 217,782 226,833  
May 304,387 325,012 332,014  
June 382,191 399,344 419,285  
July 518,796 566,995 604,165  
August 563,113 569,468 581,197  
September 381,450 442,402 464,394  
October 331,358 365,907 390,648   
November 229,900 260,171  268,276  
December 201,024 210,450  197,287  

March Traffic Report

               Despite several high wind warnings, two partial closures and one full closure due to falling ice, 220,533 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge in March, an increase of 2.4 percent or 5,177 vehicles over March last year.

               Passenger vehicles towing trailers led the increase with 2,581 more vehicles, up 27.9 percent from March 2016. Commercial truck traffic was 23,765 vehicles, up 10.5 percent from 21,504 vehicles in March 2016.

               Total revenues collected for March totaled $1.41 million, an increase of 6.6 percent from $1.32 million in March 2016. Regular fare passenger vehicles generated 40.1 percent of total revenues, Mac Pass holders 6.2 percent, and commercial vehicles 47.6 percent.

               The MBA’s sole source of funding is from tolls and fees collected at the Mackinac Bridge. All revenue collected is used to maintain, operate, and protect the 59-year-old National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

               For more information on the Mackinac Bridge Authority, current crossing conditions, bridge history, and upcoming events, visit the Mackinac Bridge website at www.mackinacbridge.org.