October 17, 2014 – Two of the six planned new toll booths at the International Bridge are in place and will be open for toll collection from three new lanes beginning as early as 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20.
“The pavement, utility tunnel, and toll booths on the eastern portion of the toll plaza will be completed on schedule and we can begin toll collection from two booths to serve three lanes,” said project manager Karl Hansen.
Early in the week, the two new northbound toll lanes will open and process traffic as the last temporary northbound toll booth and lane are removed. By midweek, (more…)
The Bridge Authority’s plaza reconstruction project is on schedule, and new toll booths are on track for installation in the second full week in October. Our northbound toll lanes are temporarily reduced to one lane for the next 2 weeks to allow for curing of the new concrete lanes, before they can be reopened to traffic.
Please select the link below to view the construction photos from that week:
Thank you for your patience, and please watch our traffic cameras during construction to stay current with traffic flow on the bridge, and through the toll plaza.
The Bridge Authority’s reconstruction project of the U.S. toll plaza is progressing well and on schedule, as we enter autumn construction. The first of the new toll booths are to be installed in early October. We’re happy to post for your viewing, selected photos of the project.
Please link below for to view the construction photos from that week:
We’d like to thank all our customers for your patience while we’re under construction.
The largest crane in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, capable of lifting 175 tons, is at the IBA today, lifting and setting the 17-ton tunnel sections!
Toll Lane 17-ton pre-cast tunnel sections
We will set 13 pre-cast concrete sections today. That’s 221 tons or 442,000 lbs!
Also, photo Galleries for project work completed in August are now available too!
View current pictures at or .