Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

August Traffic Report

Posted on September 17th, 2021

Kim Nowack, Bridge Director of the MBA, reported today that 623,250 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of August compared to 605,225 in 2020.
For the month of August, traffic was up 3.0% and fare revenue was up 2.5% compared to last year.
Compared to August 2019, traffic in August 2021 was down 16,041, or 2.5%, and fare revenue was down by $129,996, or 4.0%.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substantial amount of long-term preservation work for the bridge over the next several years. These major efforts will ensure that the bridge continues to remain
structurally sound and provide a safe crossing for everyone.
The MBA’s sole source of funding is from tolls and fees collected at the Mackinac Bridge. All revenue collected is used to maintain, operate, and protect the 63-year-old National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

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