There are no bodies buried in the concrete supports of the Mackinac Bridge. Five workers died during the construction of the Mackinac Bridge. One died in a diving accident; one fell in a caisson while welding; one fell a couple of feet into the water and drowned; and two fell from a temporary catwalk near the top of north tower. All but one body was recovered. When the two workers fell from the temporary catwalk, they fell approximately 550 feet. One body was recovered immediately. A three-day search for the other worker ended without success.
- December Traffic Report
- November Traffic Report
- Piece of Mackinac Bridge now resides at South Pole
- October Traffic Report
- Mackinac Bridge 30-minute nighttime closures Nov. 29-30 for backup power system upgrade