MACKINAC BRIDGE AUTHORITY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2021
Contact: Kim Nowack, P.E., Bridge Director Phone: 906-643-7600
Kim Nowack, Bridge Director of the MBA, reported today that 211,803 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of December compared to 180,410 in 2020.
For the month of December, traffic was up 17.4% and fare revenue was up 7.1% compared to last year.
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 64-year-old National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.