Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

25 millionth Mackinac Bridge crosser returns to celebrate 50-year anniversary

Posted on May 31st, 2024
On May 21, 1974, Bob Kuchar was a 24-year-old General Motors employee on vacation when he crossed the Mackinac Bridge on his 1972 Suzuki 250 motorcycle. Turns out, he was riding the 25 millionth vehicle to cross the bridge since it opened in 1957. On May 23, 2024, Kuchar made the trip again – crossing in his 2017 Ford F-… Read More

Mackinac Bridge repaving completion delayed

Posted on May 16th, 2024
The first season of a two-season repaving project on the Mackinac Bridge’s north viaduct and approach truss spans, originally scheduled to be completed by May 23, will not be complete until June 7. Citing additional patching work and an inability to field full work crews, project contractor Zenith Tech says it wi… Read More