Mackinac Bridge closed for falling ice

The Detroit News

The Mackinac Bridge is closed to traffic due to ice falling from the cables and towers on the bridge.

Falling ice has forced officials to shut down the Mackinac Bridge.

Motorists are advised to reduce their speed to 20 miles per hour as they approach the bridge and be prepared to stop. Bridge personnel are stationed at both ends of the structure to provide instructions, according to the Mackinac Bridge Authority. 

The authority says its monitoring the conditions at various points along the structure, and when conditions improve, the bridge will be reopened to traffic.