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 16,04… Read More

21,000 visit the Mackinac Bridge for the ’21 annual bridge walk

Posted on September 6th, 2021
Chilly breezes and overcast skies turned to warm sunshine for the return of the Mackinac Bridge Walk, welcoming back a crowd of about 21,000 to the event after a one-year hiatus. “Returning for the walk this year after the only cancellation since 1958, we weren’t sure what to expect,” said Mackin… Read More

2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk just days away

Posted on September 3rd, 2021
The 2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day, Sept. 6, is just days away, and final preparations are under way. “Whether your travels will take you across the Mackinac Bridge, or you plan to join in the annual bridge walk, we want to make sure everyone has the information they need for a safe and enjoyable Labor Day h… Read More

July Traffic Report

Posted on August 24th, 2021
Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 641,696 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of July compared to 572,522 in 2020.
For the month of July, traffic was up 12.1% and fare revenue was up 10.5% compared to last year.
Traffic and revenue declined dramatically in July 2020 due… Read More

Still time to plan your walk: 2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk just a few weeks away

Posted on August 18th, 2021
  The end of summer is quickly approaching and that means the 2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day, Sept. 6, is right around the corner. “Whether you’re resuming your tradition of walking the bridge on Labor Day or planning to join us for the first time, the return of the walk in 2021 is pretty exciti… Read More

Mackinac Bridge Authority to meet in Dimondale Aug. 10

Posted on August 6th, 2021
The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will meet in special session on Aug. 10 to choose a vehicle insurance vendor, as well as discuss its driver assistance and vehicle transport services. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. in the Horatio S. Earle Learning Center at 7575 Crowner Drive, Dimondale. The meeting w… Read More

Small grating sale update

Posted on August 2nd, 2021
The Mackinac Bridge is currently out of small grating pieces that were previously available for sale in our MBA administration office. More pieces will be available later in 2021 as our maintenance work continues. No need to call the office, as the website will be updated accordingly when more pieces are available.… Read More

June Traffic Report

Posted on July 26th, 2021
Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 476,110 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of June compared to 366,253 in 2020.
For the month of June, traffic was up 30.0% and fare revenue was up 26.4% compared to last year. Traffic and revenue declined dramatically in June 2020 due… Read More

Small pieces of grating for sale

Posted on July 13th, 2021
The Mackinac Bridge is selling small pieces of grating. These are only available in our administration office, which is open 24/7. The pieces are $20.00 each and are available in 5″ x 11″ or 5″ x 8″ pieces.… Read More

The Mackinac Bridge Walk is back for 2021

Posted on July 9th, 2021
The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) board today enthusiastically confirmed that the annual Mackinac Bridge Walk will go on as scheduled this Labor Day, Sept. 6. Board members welcomed the end of pandemic restrictions that will allow the event, citing its importance to the Straits area economy and the eagerly anti… Read More