Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Still time to plan your walk: 2019 Mackinac Bridge Walk now two weeks awa

Posted on August 19th, 2019
Building on the success of the 2018 event, the 2019 Mackinac Bridge Annual Walk on Sept. 2 will again allow participants to start from St. Ignace or Mackinaw City, walking half the bridge and back, the entire length, or even crossing it twice. A video, posted on the MBA website at www.MackinacBridge.org/Walk, explai… Read More

Use your Mackinac Bridge Tokens while you can

Posted on August 13th, 2019
Due to dwindling demand, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will no longer accept bridge tokens in the toll lanes as of Sept. 10. Though the tokens have long been part of the Mackinac Bridge crossing experience, very few have been redeemed for tolls in recent years. Citing this decreased use, the Mackinac Bridge Aut… Read More

June Traffic Report

Posted on August 1st, 2019
Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 449,118 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of June compared to 446,930 in 2018. For the month of June, traffic was up 0.5% and fare revenue was down 0.1% compared to last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substantial… Read More

July 10 Mackinac Bridge Authority meeting available to view on LiveStream

Posted on July 3rd, 2019
The Mackinac Bridge Authority’s (MBA) regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 10, on Mackinac Island will also be available to view on LiveStream. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the Mackinac Island City Hall at 7358 Market St. The meeting will be available to view on the Michigan Departme… Read More

The Mighty Mac’s new way to display, protect Old Glory

Posted on July 2nd, 2019
A typical United States flag takes care and attention for display and storage. When that flag is 30 feet tall by 60 feet long, hung from the tower of the Mackinac Bridge, it’s even tougher. This Thursday, when the maintenance staff of the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) plan to fly the flag from the north tower fo… Read More

Updated video explains Mackinac Bridge Walk options for 2019

Posted on June 27th, 2019
Based on the success of last year’s event, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will again start the 2019 Annual Bridge Walk from both St. Ignace and Mackinaw City, eliminating the need for busing and offering additional options for participants. A video, posted on the MBA website at www.mackinacbridge.org… Read More

May Traffic Report

Posted on June 19th, 2019
Kim Nowack, Interim Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 353,153 vehicles
crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of May compared to 353,243 in 2018.
For the month of May, traffic was down by ninety vehicles and fare revenue is down 1.1%
compared to last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority has sch… Read More

April Traffic Report

Posted on May 26th, 2019
Kim Nowack, Interim Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 231,950 vehicles
crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of April compared to 213,899 in 2018. For the month of April, traffic is up 8.4% and fare revenue is up 5.6% compared to last year.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a substa… Read More