Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

  • Welcome to the Mackinac Bridge Website!

    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

    @MichiganDOT photographer Tim Burke recently assisted in a documentary about one of the @MackinacBridge Authority's steeplejacks, using a drone to capture some breathtaking footage. Enjoy! #PureMichigan

    Wow! Six members of WMU’s student chapter of @ASCETweets received a tour of the Mackinac Bridge from the @mackinacbridge Authority. Two students went to the top of the towers while others toured the anchor pier. Thanks, @MichiganDOT, for arranging the tour. #BroncoEngineers #WMU

    All clear at the @MackinacBridge this morning. You can always find current camera views of the bridge and Straits (for travel planning or just to see some pretty scenes), as well as a condition report on our website: Safe travels, everyone!

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    Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that


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