Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Mackinac Bridge to discontinue acceptance of Canadian cash for tolls Oct. 1

Posted on September 5th, 2023
Due to relatively limited use by customers, combined with administrative costs associated with currency exchange, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will no longer accept Canadian cash for tolls as of Oct. 1, 2023. “As the Mackinac Bridge is not an international bridge, and we cannot offer an attractive excha… Read More

35,000 visit the Mackinac Bridge for the 2023 bridge walk

Posted on September 4th, 2023
Light breezes balanced out the bright sunshine for the 2023 Mackinac Bridge Walk today, and those near-perfect conditions deserve at least some of the credit for the biggest crowd seen in several years. “With roughly 35,000 people from across Michigan and beyond joining us for the bridge walk, this is the lar… Read More

2023 Mackinac Bridge Walk just days away

Posted on September 1st, 2023
The 2023 Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day, Sept. 4, 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

Still time to plan your walk: 2023 Mackinac Bridge Walk just a few weeks away

Posted on August 16th, 2023

Boo: The end of summer is quickly approaching. Yay: The 2023 Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day, Sept. 4, is right around the corner. “The end of summer in northern Michigan is always bittersweet, but also means that Labor Day and the Mackinac Bridge Walk is upon us,” said Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) B… Read More

Small Grating Sale Update

Posted on August 2nd, 2023
  • Small grating available for sale only in our Administration Building, which is open 24/7 starting at 8 am on Wednesday, August 2.
  • Each piece is $20.00
  • Limit of 3 per customer
  • Grating is sold on a first come, first serve basis. No grating will be held for sale
  • Each customer must sign a Used Deck Grating Liability Disclaim
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Mackinac Bridge Authority meets July 20 on Mackinac Island

Posted on July 13th, 2023

The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will meet July 20 on Mackinac Island to discuss ongoing maintenance work, the annual inspection, an upcoming north viaduct repair project, and planning for the Annual Bridge Walk. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the Mackinac Island City Hall, 7358 Market St., Macki… Read More

Updated video reviews Mackinac Bridge Walk options for 2023

Posted on July 6th, 2023

The annual Mackinac Bridge Walk for 2023 is right around the corner and the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) has updated a video explaining the options people have for participating in this beloved event. Based on the success of the recent events, the MBA will again start the 2023 Bridge Walk from both St. Ignace and Ma… Read More

Mackinac Bridge enters the busy season for traffic and maintenance work

Posted on June 6th, 2023
As traffic picks up on the Mackinac Bridge for the traditional increase in warmer season travel, so does the work required to maintain this engineering icon. The Mackinac Bridge Authority’s (MBA) team of dedicated maintenance staff is out on the bridge deck, replacing pieces of the original decking, repair… Read More

Mackinac Bridge Authority to meet March 10 in Southfield

Posted on March 6th, 2023
The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will meet March 10 in Southfield to receive an update for an upcoming rehabilitation project for the bridge’s north viaduct span, hear a report on the annual and underwater inspection report, and to set a meeting schedule for the remainder of 2023. The meeting is scheduled to be… Read More