Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Still time to plan your walk: 2019 Mackinac Bridge Walk now two weeks awa

Posted on August 19th, 2019
Building on the success of the 2018 event, the 2019 Mackinac Bridge Annual Walk on Sept. 2 will again allow participants to start from St. Ignace or Mackinaw City, walking half the bridge and back, the entire length, or even crossing it twice. A video, posted on the MBA website at, explai… Read More

Use your Mackinac Bridge Tokens while you can

Posted on August 13th, 2019
Due to dwindling demand, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will no longer accept bridge tokens in the toll lanes as of Sept. 10. Though the tokens have long been part of the Mackinac Bridge crossing experience, very few have been redeemed for tolls in recent years. Citing this decreased use, the Mackinac Bridge Aut… Read More

June Traffic Report

Posted on August 1st, 2019
Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 449,118 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of June compared to 446,930 in 2018. For the month of June, traffic was up 0.5% and fare revenue was down 0.1% compared to last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substantial… Read More