Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Mackinac Bridge Authority urges Michigan Senate to pass legislation to protect Michigan’s bridges from trespassers, ensure safety of motorists

Posted on September 29th, 2022
The Mackinac Bridge Authority today called on the Michigan Senate to take action on House Bill 5315 (Damoose, R-107) which was passed with overwhelming support in the Michigan House on February 16, 2022. The legislation – which was set for a vote by the full Senate last week but was inexplicably pulled from the agenRead More

August Traffic Report

Posted on September 25th, 2022
Kim Nowack, Bridge Director of the MBA, reported today that 585,869 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of August compared to 623,250 in 2021.
For the month of August, traffic was down 6.0% and fare revenue was down 6.1% compared to last year.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substanti… Read More

26,000 visit the Mackinac Bridge for the 2022 bridge walk

Posted on September 5th, 2022
A beautiful, nearly cloudless day welcomed participants to the Mackinac Bridge Walk today, likely a big contributor to an uptick in participation over last year. “We’re so glad to have had 26,000 people from across Michigan and beyond join us for this beloved event on such a perfect day,” said Ma… Read More

2022 Mackinac Bridge Walk just days away

Posted on September 1st, 2022
The 2022 Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day, Sept. 5, is just days away, and final preparations are under way. “Whether you plan to cross the Mackinac Bridge in your car or RV, or you plan to join in the annual bridge walk, we want to make sure you have the information you need for a safe and enjoyable Labor Day holiday… Read More