Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Brief Mackinac Bridge closures early Wednesday morning for equipment move

Posted on June 26th, 2018
Two brief closures of the Mackinac Bridge are scheduled for Wednesday morning so painting contractors can remove two large movable scaffold platforms from the north tower.              The two platforms, which were used to help crews safely reach and contain paint removed from the struts – t… Read More

Mackinac Bridge Authority update Wednesday on 2018 Annual Bridge Walk details

Posted on June 25th, 2018
Discussion of details for the 2018 Annual Bridge Walk, including review of the new options available to participants in the upcoming event, is among the agenda items for the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) regular meeting Wednesday on Mackinac Island. MBA staff will present the board with information on planning… Read More

May Traffic Report

Posted on June 20th, 2018
Robert J. Sweeney, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 353,243 vehicles crossed  the Mackinac Bridge during the month of May compared to 338,538 in 2017.
For the month of May, traffic is up 4.3% and fare revenue is up 3.2% compared to last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substanti… Read More