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Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Straits Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Other name(s): Mackinac Straits Bridge
Built: 1954 - 1957
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Mackinaw City, Emmet County, Michigan, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Mackinac Straits
Part of:

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 1158 m
total length 2 626 m
tower height 168 m
deck deck depth 11.60 m
deck width 20.9 m

Quantities

structural steel 55 000 t

Materials

cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000141
Created: 16/04/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014