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Mackinac Bridge



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The Mackinac Bridge (pronounced /ˈmkɨnɔː/, with a silent "c" at the end of the word and the last "a" pronounced as if it had a "w" after it), is a suspension bridge spanning the Straits of Mackinac to connect the non-contiguous Upper and Lower peninsulas of the U.S. state of Michigan. Envisioned since the 1880s, the bridge was completed only after many decades of struggles to begin construction. Designed by engineer David B. Steinman, the bridge (familiarly known as "Big Mac" and "Mighty Mac") connects the city of St. Ignace on the north end with the village of Mackinaw City on the south. It is the longest suspension bridge between anchorages in the Western hemisphere. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackinac_Bridge

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Submitted: 02/17/2009

By: SpiderX22

Location: Saint Ignace, MI

Category: Bridges/Tunnels

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