Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Small Grating Update

Posted on July 23rd, 2022
The Mackinac Bridge is currently out of small grating pieces that they were previously selling. These small pieces will not be available again until larger pieces are removed from the bridge deck by November of 2022. Check back on our website for status updates. The Mackinac Bridge Authority currently has several l… Read More

Mackinac Bridge construction worker now has his own part of the bridge

Posted on July 20th, 2022

Jack R. Thompson, 93, of Alpena, has always been a part of the Mackinac Bridge since 1956 when he worked on a construction crew that built it. Now he has a part of the bridge with him as well. Thompson, who received a piece of the Mighty Mac’s original deck grating from Bill O’Neil, maintenance director of the Bes… Read More

Mackinac Bridge Authority to meet on Mackinac Island July 21

Posted on July 19th, 2022
The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will meet July 21 to discuss pending Michigan legislation that affects the bridge, an update on the Annual Bridge Walk (including communications efforts to inform participants of walk options and travelers that the bridge will be closed during the event), and a closed session t… Read More

June Traffic Report

Posted on July 15th, 2022
Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                            �… Read More

Updated video reviews Mackinac Bridge Walk options for 2022

Posted on July 6th, 2022
The annual Mackinac Bridge Walk is back for 2022, and the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) has updated a video explaining the options people have for participating in this beloved event. Based on the success of the 2018, 2019, and 2021 events, the MBA will again start the 2022 Bridge Walk from both St. Ignace and Mackin… Read More