Posted on July 9th, 2018To document the crossing of the Mackinac Bridge during a deployment of the Wisconsin National Guard to Camp Grayling Tuesday, helicopters from the Michigan National Guard will be flying in the Straits area around midday. Representatives from the Michigan National Guard say that the vehicles are headed to the Camp… Read More
Posted on June 26th, 2018Two brief closures of the Mackinac Bridge are scheduled for Wednesday morning so painting contractors can remove two large movable scaffold platforms from the north tower. The two platforms, which were used to help crews safely reach and contain paint removed from the struts – t… Read More
Posted on June 25th, 2018Discussion of details for the 2018 Annual Bridge Walk, including review of the new options available to participants in the upcoming event, is among the agenda items for the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) regular meeting Wednesday on Mackinac Island. MBA staff will present the board with information on planning… Read More
Posted on June 20th, 2018Robert J. Sweeney, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 353,243 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of May compared to 338,538 in 2017.
For the month of May, traffic is up 4.3% and fare revenue is up 3.2% compared to last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substanti… Read More
Posted on May 30th, 2018The 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
Brief, early-morning Mackinac Bridge closure scheduled to begin next phase of tower painting project
Posted on April 18th, 2018To continue repainting the Mackinac Bridge’s north tower, contractors need to hang a pair of custom moveable scaffold platforms above the roadway, requiring a brief closure Saturday morning. … Read More
Posted on March 30th, 2018Robert J. Sweeney, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 198,986 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of February compared to 197,625 in 2017.
For the month of February, traffic is up 0.7% and fare revenue is up 3.9% compared to last year.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a s… Read More
Posted on February 26th, 2018Though ice stopped falling long enough for the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) to reopen the bridge today, the remaining ice leaves open the possibility of additional closures in the days ahead.  … Read More
Posted on February 20th, 2018Focused on maintaining safety and maximizing participation, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) today voted to begin the event from both ends of the bridge – a change touted as the best way to keep the tradition alive.  … Read More
Posted on February 14th, 2018Meetings of the Mackinac Bridge Authority will be held February 15, 2018 Finance Committee Meeting Agenda – 3:00 PM
Mackinac Bridge Authority Administration Building
Lawrence A. Rubin Conference Room
St. Ignace, MI February 16, 2018 Official Meeting Agenda – 8:00 AM
Little Bear East Arena and Confe… Read More
- Michigan National Guard helicoptors to fly in the vicinity of the Mackinac Bridge Tuesday
- Brief Mackinac Bridge closures early Wednesday morning for equipment move
- Mackinac Bridge Authority update Wednesday on 2018 Annual Bridge Walk details
- May Traffic Report
- New video explains Mackinac Bridge Walk options, changes