Posted on May 20th, 2020Last weekend, as weather improved and stay-at-home orders relaxed, the Mackinac Bridge saw an uptick in traffic and delays – and some impatience from customers. As on a typical weekend, northbound traffic was particularly heavy on Friday between 2 and 6 p.m., along with heavy southbound traffic Sunday from… Read More
Posted on May 18th, 2020Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 86,413 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of April compared to 231,950 in 2019.
For the month of April, traffic was down 62.7% and fare revenue was down 46.5% compared to last year.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substa… Read More
Posted on May 13th, 2020Echoing a focus on safety that led it to bar public traffic from the bridge during the Annual Bridge Walk beginning in 2017, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) today suspended this year’s event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The unanimous board decision came at a special meeting this afternoon, condu… Read More
Posted on May 12th, 2020Mindful of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will meet in an online special session at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, to discuss the Annual Bridge Walk currently scheduled for Labor Day. The meeting will be conducted on the Microsoft Teams platform. The meeting will be available for pu… Read More
Posted on May 12th, 2020Mindful of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will meet in an online special session at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, to discuss the Annual Bridge Walk currently scheduled for Labor Day. The meeting will be conducted on the Microsoft Teams platform here. The meeting will be available f… Read More
Posted on May 7th, 2020The final season of a four-year process to repaint the two towers of the Mackinac Bridge is expected to begin next week. Contractor Seaway Painting of Livonia, which completed the 2017-18 project to strip the north tower down to bare metal and repaint it, also was awarded the latest low-bid contract to repaint the bri… Read More
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