Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

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    Mission Statement: The Mackinac Bridge Authority is committed to preserve and maintain the State of Michigan’s single largest asset and one of the world’s leading suspension bridges to provide safe, pleasurable and expedient passage over the Straits of Mackinac for economic benefit and improved quality of life.

    News & Events

    Windy conditions (20-34mph) at the #MackinacBridge could affect high-profile vehicles (pickup trucks w/campers, motor homes, vehicles pulling trailers, enclosed semi-truck trailers). Reduce speed to 20mph max, turn on 4-way flashers & use outside lane. https://t.co/Fu10ADo8Xl

    Patience, please! Traffic peaks from 2-6 pm Friday can result in delays and traffic backups, even with all lanes open. Cash accepted, as well as no-contact credit/debit cards, MacPass and phone transactions. https://t.co/9u6NNt6Ma5

    Windy conditions (20-34mph) at the #MackinacBridge could affect high-profile vehicles (pickup trucks w/campers, motor homes, vehicles pulling trailers, enclosed semi-truck trailers). Reduce speed to 20mph max, turn on 4-way flashers & use outside lane. https://t.co/Fu10ADo8Xl

    Please wear your mask at Mackinac Bridge toll booths

    Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today

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    If you are interested in hearing the special meeting discussion leading up to the decision to cancel the 2020 Annual Bridge Walk, you can watch the recorded version on YouTube  or Livestream.

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    Last 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.             

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    To receive a text alert if the Mackinac Bridge goes into full or partial closure text MacBridge to 67283.

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