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.
- 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