Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

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    Mission Statement: The Mackinac Bridge Authority is committed to preserve and maintain the State of Michigan’s single largest asset and one of the world’s leading suspension bridges to provide safe, pleasurable and expedient passage over the Straits of Mackinac for economic benefit and improved quality of life.

     

     

     

    News & Events

    Unique color photos from April 1955 of the @MackinacBridge iconic towers being pre-assembled in Ambridge, PA. The towers were then unassembled and shipped to Michigan and assembled on-site.

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    Windy conditions (20-34mph) at the #MackinacBridge could affect high-profile vehicles (pickup trucks w/campers, motor homes, vehicles pulling trailers, enclosed semi-truck trailers). Reduce speed to 20mph max, turn on 4-way flashers & use outside lane. https://t.co/Fu10ADo8Xl

    Windy conditions (20-34mph) at the #MackinacBridge could affect high-profile vehicles (pickup trucks w/campers, motor homes, vehicles pulling trailers, enclosed semi-truck trailers). Reduce speed to 20mph max, turn on 4-way flashers & use outside lane. https://t.co/Fu10ADo8Xl

    Mackinac Bridge painting project wins second award

    The Mackinac Bridge tower painting project

    Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA,

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    The Mackinac Bridge Authority has found its new chief bridge engineer

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    To receive a text alert if the Mackinac Bridge goes into full or partial closure text MacBridge to 67283.

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