UPDATE: Mackinac Bridge partial closure lifted

The Mackinac Bridge is seen on Feb. 20, 2022.
The Mackinac Bridge is seen on Feb. 20, 2022.(Mackinac Bridge Authority)
Published: Feb. 20, 2022 at 2:02 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 20, 2022 at 3:17 PM EST
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ST. IGNACE, Mich. (WLUC) - As of 3:15 p.m. eastern time Sunday, the partial closure of the Mackinac Bridge has been lifted.

Escorts of certain high-profile vehicles are required because of strong winds. Click here for more information.


As of 2:30 p.m. eastern time Sunday, the Mackinac Bridge remains closed to all vehicles except passenger cars and vans and empty pickups.

Winds of 50+ mph have been observed Sunday afternoon. The closure was put into place around 12:45 p.m. Sunday.

Drivers should reduce speed to 20 mph when approaching the bridge and prepare to stop. Personnel are stationed at both ends of the bridge to provide instructions on how and when to proceed.

Check for live updates here.

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