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Mackinac Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Mackinac Straits Bridge
Beginning of works: 7 May 1954
Completion: 1 November 1957
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Mackinac Straits
Part of:
Coordinates: 45° 50' 49.01" N    84° 43' 24.65" W
Coordinates: 45° 47' 10.91" N    84° 43' 56.67" W

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

Participants

Design
Construction
(role unknown)

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000141
  • Date created
    16/04/1999
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016