Mackinac bridge walk

Mackinac Bridge photo
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Participants in the traditional Labor Day walk across the Mackinac Bridge should expect some changes — and prepare for traffic tie-ups.

From Michigan’s outdoor and historic attractions to tasting the foods of farmers, today’s show is dedicated to exploring summer adventures here in the Great Lakes State. 

Mackinac Bridge
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The Michigan Supreme Court is crossing the Mackinac Bridge for the first time.


The Mackinac Bridge connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas has reopened to traffic after being shut down due to falling ice from its cables and towers.

Mackinac Bridge
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The annual Mackinac Bridge Walk will remain a Labor Day tradition.

Mackinac Bridge
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Authorities say around 25,000 people took part in the annual Labor Day walk across the Mackinac Bridge during which all traffic was halted for the first time as a security precaution.

60,000 people are expected to gather for the annual Labor Day walk across the Mackinac Bridge. There will be major security restrictions this year.