Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

The Mackinac Bridge Authority remembers former Chief Engineer Max Coburn

Posted on May 10th, 2019
The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) is remembering former Chief Engineer Max Coburn, who died May 5 at the age of 84, and his legacy of stewardship at the bridge. Coburn was the chief engineer for the MBA from July 1984 through March 1992, overseeing maintenance, design and construction work on the bridge. Prior to th… Read More

Longtime Executive Secretary Sweeney to retire May 17

Posted on May 1st, 2019
While he grew up in St. Ignace seeing the Mackinac Bridge nearly every day, Bob Sweeney couldn’t have known that one day he would be responsible for the operation and maintenance of this modern marvel. And yet, as the executive secretary of the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA), that’s exactly what he… Read More