Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Small Grating Pieces Update

Posted on November 17th, 2021
The Mackinac Bridge is currently out of small grating pieces that they were previously selling. These small pieces will not be available until larger pieces are removed from the bridge deck by the summer of 2022. Check back on our website for status updates.… Read More

Small pieces of grating for sale

Posted on November 5th, 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

September Traffic Report

Posted on November 2nd, 2021
  Kim Nowack, Bridge Director of the MBA, reported today that 499,255 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of September compared to 488,209 in 2020.
For the month of September, traffic was up 2.3% and fare revenue was up 1.6% compared to last year. Compared to September 2019, traffic in Septemb… Read More

Mackinac Bridge Authority to meet in Houghton Oct. 14

Posted on October 12th, 2021
The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will meet Oct. 14 for an update on the south tower painting project, planned repaving of the north viaduct section of the bridge, and the bridge’s driver assistance and vehicle transport services. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in Conference Rooms 201 and 202 of… Read More

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