UPDATE: Mackinac Bridge fully open

Published: Feb. 24, 2019 at 10:44 AM EST
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5:00 a.m. EST:

The Mackinac Bridge Authority reports that the bridge is now open to all traffic.

Certain high profile vehicles will be escorted due to high winds.


1:45 a.m. EST: The Mackinac Bridge Authority reports a partial closure is in effect at the Mackinac Bridge.

High profile vehicles are restricted from using the bridge. All other vehicles are permissible, however pick-up trucks may not be carrying anything in the back.


Due to the current weather conditions, the Mackinac Bridge is closed to all traffic as of 6:40 p.m. Sunday.

Motorists are being instructed to reduce their speed to 20 miles per hour as they approach the bridge and be prepared to stop. Bridge personnel are stationed at both ends of the structure to provide instructions.

If you are planning to travel to the Straits area, please tune to AM 530 or 1610.