International Bridge Colour Construction Photos Live

Now available online!  Rare, untouched, colour photos of the International Bridge construction taken by original bridge construction photographer Carl Materna.  The images are digitized from slides recovered during archival work performed during the Bridge’s 50th Anniversary.  Enjoy!

Traffic advisory: Automated toll lanes reopened at International Bridge

November 21, 2018 — Automated lanes at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge toll plaza are now open.


To prevent confusion and customer congestion in the automated toll lanes, the prox card lanes were closed yesterday until a computer network issue could be resolved. The vendor has restored network services and all accounts have been updated.


The International Bridge Administration regrets any inconvenience and appreciates drivers’ patience.


For more information on the International Bridge, please visit www.saultbridge.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/saultbridge.

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Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge:
Bridging Our Past, Connecting Our Future

Traffic advisory: Automated toll lanes closed at International Bridge

November 20, 2018 — Due to toll software issues, automated lanes at the International Bridge toll plaza will be closed until further notice.


A disruption in the toll software vendor computer network is preventing customer transactions from being communicated to the toll booths. Customers should rest assured that all transactions are being recorded and correct balances are being maintained.


To prevent confusion and congestion in the toll lanes, the automated lanes will be closed until the issue can be resolved. The International Bridge Administration regrets any inconvenience and appreciates drivers’ patience.


For more information on the International Bridge, please visit www.saultbridge.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/saultbridge.

           

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Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge:
Bridging Our Past, Connecting Our Future

Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Authority elects new officers

Fast facts:

- The Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Authority (SSMBA) board of directors named Natalie Kinloch as its chair and Linda Hoath vice chair for 2019.
– The board consists of eight members: four Michigan members appointed by Gov. Snyder and four Canadian members appointed by The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL).
– The board heard reports on the bridge’s recent fracture critical inspection and an annual inspection.

At today’s Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Authority (SSMBA) board meeting, the bi-national body that supervises operations of the International Bridge elected officers for 2019.

Natalie Kinloch of Apple Hill, Ontario, was elected as the 2019 chair of the SSMBA board of directors. A member of the SSMBA board since 2015, Kinloch is the chief operating officer of The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL), (more…)

Advisory: International Bridge closing to vehicle traffic during foot races Sept. 29

September 17, 2018 — The Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic during the Sault International Festival of Races on Saturday, Sept. 29. The bridge will close to vehicle traffic at 6:45 a.m. and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. or as soon as the last runner clears the bridge, whichever is earlier.

A half marathon and bridge run both cross the bridge as part of their courses. This is the final planned public bridge event in 2018 that will require a temporary bridge closure.

In honor of the 350th anniversary of Sault Ste. Marie, all festival racers will receive special commemorative medals. More information on the Festival of Races can be found at www.saultmarathon.com/.

Visit the IBA website at www.saultbridge.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/saultbridge.

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Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge:
Bridging Our Past, Connecting Our Future