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TEACH: Building the Mackinac Bridge

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Official Web Site of the Mackinac Bridge
This site, maintained by the Mackinac Bridge Authority, includes extensive photo galleries, historical background on the bridge construction, facts and figures, current bridge conditions and more.

The Story of the Mackinac Bridge
An essay by David J. Olson, courtesy of the Michigan Historical Center, which preserves and interprets Michigan's past.

Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw Bicycle Tour. The Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw Bicycle Tour, which is a nationally known bicycle camping tour, was originated in 1971 by former State Representative Dick Allen. The 2002 bike ride will be held from Aug. 28 to Sept. 1 with several routes available. DALMAC riders are given special permission to ride bicycles across the Mackinac Bridge at the completion of the ride.

Live Bridge Web Cam
See a current image of the Mackinac Bridge; be sure to hit "Reload/Refresh" in your web browser to view the most recent image.

Satellite Images of the Straits of Mackinac and Mackinac Bridge
From mightymac.org, an excellent resource for other Mackinac photos and information.

Cited publications and web sites
Building the Mighty Mac, VHS video, written/narrated/produced by Mark Howell; 1996 MHP, Burbank, CA.

Picture Story of the Mackinac Bridge; 1978 Voyager Press, Grand Marais, MI.


Image courtesy DALMAC.

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