Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

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

Updated video reviews Mackinac Bridge Walk options for 2021

Posted on June 23rd, 2021
  The annual Mackinac Bridge Walk is back for 2021, and the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) has updated a video explaining the options people have for participating in this beloved event. Based on the success of the 2018 and 2019 events, the MBA will again start the 2021 Annual Bridge Walk from both St. Ignace and… Read More

May Traffic Report

Posted on June 23rd, 2021
Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 360,956 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of May compared to 222,071 in 2020.
For the month of May, traffic was up 62.5% and fare revenue was up 47.2% compared to last year.
Traffic and revenue declined dramatically in May 2020 due to t… Read More

Mackinac Bridge enters the busy season for traffic and for maintenance work

Posted on May 25th, 2021
As traffic picks up on the Mackinac Bridge for the traditional increase in warmer season travel, so does the work required to maintain this engineering icon. Contractor Seaway Painting is wrapping up five seasons devoted to stripping and repainting the bridge’s twin ivory towers. At the same time, the Macki… Read More

April Traffic Report

Posted on May 14th, 2021
Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 257,000 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of April compared to 86,413 in 2020.
For the month of April, traffic was up 197.4% and fare revenue was up 103.0% compared to last year.
Traffic and revenue declined dramatically in April 202… Read More

March Traffic Report

Posted on May 14th, 2021
Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 229,227 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of March compared to 177,904 in 2020.
For the month of March, traffic was up 28.8% and fare revenue was up 17.7% compared to last year.
Traffic and revenue declined dramatically in March 2020… Read More

Special meeting May 18 to discuss Annual Bridge Walk

Posted on May 14th, 2021
The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will meet in an online special session at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, to discuss the Annual Bridge Walk currently scheduled for Labor Day. The meeting will be conducted on the Microsoft Teams platform, and will be available for public viewing through Livestream at https://livestrea… Read More

February Traffic Report

Posted on March 17th, 2021
Kim Nowack, Executive Secretary of the MBA, reported today that 200,326 vehicles crossed the Mackinac Bridge during the month of February compared to 216,732 in 2020.
For the month of February, traffic was down 7.6% and fare revenue was down 7.1% compared to last year.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority has scheduled a s… Read More