Bridge Division

Draw Bridge In Up Position

Bay City is home to four bascule draw bridges that are manned 24 hours a day during the shipping season, which runs April 1st through December 31st.

The City of Bay City owns and maintains the Independence and Liberty Bridges. Since 2022, United Bridge Partners has leased both bridges from the City of Bay City. Tolling information for both bridges can be found by visiting the website of Bay City Bridge Partners.

The State of Michigan (MDOT) owns, operates and maintains the remaining two: Veterans Memorial and Lafayette Bridges.