Mackinac Bridge Authority

The Mackinac Bridge Authority is the state agency of the U.S. state of Michigan that operates the Mackinac Bridge in northern Michigan.

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Blackfriars Bridge - Decorations
... On the piers of the bridge are stone carvings of water birds by sculptor John Birnie Philip ... On the north side of the bridge is a statue of Queen Victoria (funded by Sir Alfred Seale Haslam), to whom the bridge was dedicated ...
Blackfriars Bridge - In Popular Culture
... The name was given to one of the Bailey Bridges over the Rhine River in 1945, by the Royal Engineers that built it ... In Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere, "Blackfriars Bridge" was named as the home of an unknown order of monks who held the key to an angelic prison ... The bridge is also featured in the lyrics of the songs "The Resurrectionist" by the Pet Shop Boys, and "Cold Bread" by Johnny Flynn The Sussex Wit ...
Blackfriars Bridge
... Blackfriars Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge over the River Thames in London, between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Railway Bridge, carrying the A201 road ...
Bridge Monitoring
... There are several methods used to monitor the stress on large structures like bridges ... is the use of an accelerometer, which is integrated into the bridge while it is being built ... This technology is used for long-term surveillance of the bridge ...
Mackinac Bridge Authority - History of Authority
... The Mackinac Bridge Authority was created in 1950 to study the feasibility of constructing a suspension bridge to connect Michigan's Lower Peninsula with its Upper Peninsula ... The Authority oversaw bridge construction in 1954-1957, and has overseen the operation of the bridge since its opening in 1957 ... The Mackinac Bridge Authority has been directed by the state of Michigan to maintain the Mackinac Bridge as a self-supporting facility ...

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