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

    Sold out! We’re already out of the small grating pieces we'd offered for sale in our offices, but more pieces will be available this fall. No need to call the office, as the website will be updated accordingly when more pieces are available. Sorry, no online or pre-orders.

    5 weeks until the 2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk! This beloved event is on for Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021, and we hope you can join us! Event details at http://MackinacBridge.org/Walk #MightyMacWalk21

    Patience, please! Southbound traffic peaks from 10 am-4 pm Sunday can result in traffic backups, even with all lanes open. Consider crossing at off-peak times. No-contact credit/debit cards transactions available; MacPass and phone payments are quicker. http://www.mackinacbridge.org

    Patience, please! Northbound traffic peaks from 2-6 pm Friday can result in traffic backups, even with all lanes open. Consider crossing at off-peak times. No-contact credit/debit cards transactions available; MacPass and phone payments are quicker. http://www.mackinacbridge.org

    July 1956, lights are being erected above the catwalk of the @MackinacBridge as the Chicago-Mackinac Island yacht race goes on in the background, which was first held in 1898.

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    The MBA is currently sold out of grating pieces that were previously available.

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    The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) board today

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    Visit GovDeals to see items being auctioned by MBA

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    Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today

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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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