After the 2020 edition of the annual Mackinac Bridge walk was canceled due to concerns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mackinac Bridge Authority is warning walkers that this year's setup could leave them stranded if they don't plan ahead.
After a virtual public meeting on Tuesday morning, Mackinac Bridge Authority is still tentatively planning to hold the annual Labor Day walk. But at this time, the walk will only take place if 70% of the state is vaccinated.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority is still trying to decide whether or not the annual Labor Day walk should take place as we appear to round the corner in the current pandemic. They will be holding a virtual public meeting on Tuesday to get the public's input.
It’s Labor Day Weekend. There are a lot of events that are wrapping up for the summer, so get out and enjoy those events. There are also some events just for the Labor Day Weekend. And, if you are up for a road trip, Monday is the only day you can walk across the Mackinac Bridge!
The Labor Day Bridge Walk has been a tradition in Michigan for 60 years. 30,000 - 60,000 people cross the Mackinac Bridge and prepare for the end of summer.
On Tuesday, the Mackinac Bridge Authority announced that for the first time the Mackinac Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic during the Labor Day Bridge Walk. The closing is due to security concerns.
The yearly Grand Crossings Bridge Walk is set for Monday morning in downtown Grand Rapids.
The walk will start at 8 a.m. at Ah-Nab-Awen Park at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and will be led by Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell.
Save time and gas by getting your Labor Day bridge walk fix right here in Grand Rapids.
All are welcome at the Grand Crossings 2011 Labor Day Bridge Walk in Grand Rapids on Monday. The walk will cover five miles and cross seven bridges.