Five men died during the construction of the Mackinac Bridge. The names of the five workers and dates of death: Frank Pepper, September 16, 1954; James R. LeSarge, October 10, 1954; Albert Abbott, October 25, 1954; Jack C. Baker, June 6, 1956; and, Robert Koppen, June 6, 1956. Information about the five workers who died during construction of the Mackinac Bridge can be found in Mr. Larry Rubin’s book titled “Bridging the Straits”.
- May Traffic Report
- New video explains Mackinac Bridge Walk options, changes
- Brief, early-morning Mackinac Bridge closure scheduled to begin next phase of tower painting project
- February Traffic Report
- Mackinac Bridge reopens following fourth falling ice closure; future closures remain likely