Michigan's Mackinac Bridge closed to all traffic due to weather

Mackinac Bridge on Feb. 12, 2019.
Mackinac Bridge on Feb. 12, 2019.

Due to the current weather conditions, the Mackinac Bridge is closed to all traffic.

The bridge has been closed since about 1:50 p.m. on Tuesday. The National Weather Service said multiple accidents have been reported. 

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.

The Mackinac Bridge Authority is monitoring conditions at various points along the structure. When conditions improve, the bridge will be reopened to traffic. If you are planning to travel to the Straits area, please tune to AM radio 530 or 1610 for updates.

Bridge deck slippery, use caution.

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