Three things to know about “The Mighty Mac” Mackinac Bridge
1. SIZE: The @mackinacbridge is currently the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world. It’s length is 5 miles (8,038 meters). These photos were taken from the shoreline of St. Ignace Michigan.
2. LOCATION: The bridge connects the Upper & Lower Peninsula of the State of #Michigan in the United States. It spans the Straits of Mackinac and it was completed in November 1957.
3. IMPACT: During the construction of the Mackinac Bridge in the 1950’s, five men unfortunately lost their lives. In the shadows of the Bridge stands a commemorative statue in honor of those men and all those who lost lives working on highways & bridges.