Mackinac Bridge Closed Due to Bomb Threat

Photo Credit: Matt Bingham

The Mackinac Bridge, which connects Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, is currently closed, due to a bomb threat.

At approximately 2:30 p.m., it was announced that the bridge was closed, but no specific reason was given. It was confirmed later that law enforcement had informed the Mackinac Bridge Authority that there had been a threat and the bridge needed to be closed out of caution:

According to The Mackinac Bridge’s official Twitter account, which you can see above, an extensive search did not turn up any indications that bombs had been planted.

[The Mackinac Bridge via Twitter]