Life of the Straits: Mackinac Bridge
July 9, 2020
Our first Life of the Straits session dives deep into the history and current status of the Straits most iconic feature: The Mackinac Bridge!
Join us as we explore the over 5-mile-long engineering marvel. We dive into fun facts about the bridge, and enjoy engaging videos showing the bridge like you’ve never seen it before! We end with an exciting interview from Keith Ginop, maintenance worker, boat worker, welder and crane operator for the Mackinac Bridge Authority.
For more exploration, check out these great sites:
- Mackinac Historical Parks Overview of the Straits of Mackinac with fun activities: https://www.mackinacparks.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Story_of_Straits_and_Timeline.pdf
- NOAA Straits of Mackinac Map: https://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/14880.shtml
- Mackinac Bridge Authority Official Website (click on the “History” tab for lots of fun learning): https://www.mackinacbridge.org/