Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

30,000 walk the Mighty Mac on Labor Day

Posted on September 2nd, 2019
For the first time in three years, crowds at the Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk grew, with an estimated 30,000 people shrugging off blustery weather to walk the Mighty Mac this Labor Day. This was the third year that the bridge was closed to public traffic during the walk, and the second year of the event starting from both… Read More

New video explains Mackinac Bridge Walk options, changes

Posted on May 30th, 2018
              The 2018 Annual Bridge Walk will be on Labor Day, as in past years. Beyond that, many of the other details have changed, prompting the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) to post a video explaining the procedures and options for this year’s event.   &nb… Read More

Mackinac Bridge Walk less than a week away

Posted on September 1st, 2016
Gov. Rick Snyder will lead the expected 40,000 walkers across the 5-mile span beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5. Walkers can start across the bridge up until 11 a.m., and buses are available to bring walkers from Mackinaw City to St. Ignace for $5. All details on the walk are available on the Mackinac Bridge Authority… Read More

An Estimated 30,000 people participated in the 57th Annual Bridge Walk

Posted on September 2nd, 2014
Approximately 30,000 walkers crossed the Mackinac Bridge on a Labor Day this year. Prior to the walk, 350 runners celebrated the Pure Michigan FIT campaign and hit the bridge deck to promote and encourage healthy physical activity in communities throughout Michigan. Executive Secretary Bob Sweeney said, “The… Read More