UPDATE: Mackinac Bridge now open after bomb threat scare

Published: Jul. 18, 2021 at 3:26 PM EDT
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MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (WILX) - UPDATE: The Mackinac Bridge is back open after previously closing due to a bomb threat, according to the bridge authority.

The threat was discovered around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, however after an extensive search police found no threat to the public.

Traffic was closed both ways while police investigated the incident. The investigation lasted just under three hours.

We’ll provide more updates as they become available.

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