ST. IGNACE, Mich. (WILX) - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is making sections of the Mackinac Bridge available at auction.
Sections of the original steel, green grating that hum when driven on are available.
MDOT is selling just five sections of the grating to the highest bidder. Each section measures approximately 5.5 feet by 38 feet and 5 inches thick weighing in at about 4,000 pounds. Each piece shows the corrosion and section loss fitting to the 60 year old steel.
Sections of original steel grating from the Mackinac Bridge deck are up for auction. Pieces are approximately 5 1/2 feet X 38 feet and 5 inches deep.