Tuesday, September 15, 2009
This is the Mackinac Bridge;The Mighty Mac. It separates the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with the lower. It is the third longest suspension bridge in the world. It opened to traffic on November 1, 1957. On the left side of the bridge is Lake Michigan on the right, Lake Huron. At approximately 5:30 PM on September 6, the 150 millionth vehicle crossed the bridge. It is said that a drop of water entering lake Michigan here takes 99 years to exit the lake at this spot. It is, after all, a self contained lake. I don't know who figured this out(or why) but it is interesting.