Five men died during the construction of the Mackinac Bridge. The names of the five workers and dates of death: Frank Pepper, September 16, 1954; James R. LeSarge, October 10, 1954; Albert Abbott, October 25, 1954; Jack C. Baker, June 6, 1956; and, Robert Koppen, June 6, 1956. Information about the five workers who died during construction of the Mackinac Bridge can be found in Mr. Larry Rubin’s book titled “Bridging the Straits”.
- Mackinac Bridge Authority to reinstate driver assistance and other services with increased fees
- Mackinac Bridge Authority to meet in Houghton Oct. 14
- August Traffic Report
- 21,000 visit the Mackinac Bridge for the '21 annual bridge walk
- 2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk just days away