Mackinac Bridge issues partial bridge closure

ST. IGNACE — The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) has issued a partial bridge closure due to high winds in the area.

Winds in excess of 50 mph are blowing across the bridge surface. The bridge is currently closed to all vehicles except passenger cars, passenger vans and empty pickup trucks. Motorists are being advised to reduce their speed to 20 mph on the bridge and be prepared to stop.

If you’re planning to travel across the bridge, tune your radio dial to AM 530 or 1610 for further updates.