Mackinac Bridge OPEN After Bomb Threat

The Mackinac Bridge is now re-opened after being shutdown for nearly three hours Sunday afternoon due to a bomb threat.

All traffic in both directions was stopped as Michigan State Police and Mackinaw City Police swept the bridge and found no threats. The Coast Guard also halted all air and marine traffic in the Straits.Sequence 0400 00 09 22still001

There is no information right now on how the threat was made or what specifically was said.

Expect heavy traffic while crossing the bridge in either direction for the rest of the evening.