Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Mackinac Bridge Authority mourns passing of Charles “Chick” Fisher III

Posted on June 18th, 2014
Flags 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

My drives across bridge never disappoints By John Schneider

Posted on June 5th, 2014
My 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

Mackinac Bridge Authority congratulates Michigan SOS

Posted on April 1st, 2014
Thrilled 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

Mackinac Bridge Authority Commemorative Tokens Available

Posted on March 10th, 2014
Since 2002, the Mackinac Bridge Authority has released 15 different commemorative tokens. These tokens had previously been available to commuters for bridge fare at a reduced rate but are now only available in uncirculated token pair cases or rolls at full fare . Visit the following link to find out how these can be p… Read More

State’s new Mackinac Bridge license plate on sale today

Posted on August 29th, 2013
State’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

New world record attempt Aug. 3 at Mackinac Bridge

Posted on July 19th, 2013
New 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

New world record attempt Aug. 3 at Mackinac Bridge

Posted on June 26th, 2013
New 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