Mackinac Bridge Authority

Spanning the Straits of Mackinac since 1957

Why do placard loads not get charged a fee even though they still require an escort?

Posted on December 6th, 2023

Due to federal statutes limiting states from regulating HAZMAT material transport, the MBA cannot charge an escort fee on those loads as it would violate federal regulations. The cost to provide these escorts was not included in calculating the cost of MBA resources to provide escorts.

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