for Better Independence & Liberty Bridges

BC Pass

We are dedicated to safely and effectively maintaining and operating both structures while financing, designing, constructing and executing the rehabilitation and modernization of Liberty Bridge and Independence Bridge.

Our goal is to elevate the community through infrastructure improvement. 

Liberty Bridge

Now open!

Liberty Bridge remains free. We will provide at least two weeks notice before the start of tolling.

Independence Bridge

Complete Rehabilitation and Modernization

Scheduled for completion 2024

  • Repairs and improvements to the footings & foundations, substructure, and superstructure
  • Bridge deck/roadway connections
  • Scour protection
  • Bascule electrical and mechanical systems
  • Bridge performance monitoring
  • Remodel and upgrade operator house
  • Upgrade to warning gates and operator houses
  • Architectural handrail and decorative lighting
  • Open road all-electronic tolling system with closed system video and cameras
BCBP Service Center

BCBP Customer Service Resources

Visit us at our Customer Service Center, 300 Center Avenue, Suite 101, to ask questions or to sign up for a BC-PASS in person.


Monday–Thursday 8:30am-6:30pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm

(Including Saturday, May 28 during the holiday weekend.)

Customer Service Hotline:

Monday–Friday  10:00am – 7:00pm
(855) 648-4330

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Latest News

Bay City Bridge Partners launches transponder registration website

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Delta College The Follow Up on Bay City Bridge Tolls

If you’ve ever wondered how Bay City got from Point A to Point B on finding a public/private partnership for Liberty and Independence bridges, we invite you to watch Lynn Pavlawk, BCBP general manager, and Dana Muscott, Bay City manager, on The Follow Up with Mike...

Liberty Bridge tolling pushed back to May 2023

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Yes, the Lafayette Street Bridge is closed. No, it is not a conspiracy, says MDOT

Here's some helpful information to help dispel rumors about the timing of the Lafayette Bridge repairs from mLive. Story by Caitlyn French | MLive Read the full article: ...

Tolling at Liberty Bridge will begin first quarter of 2023

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Crews pour first section of new concrete on Bay City’s Liberty Bridge

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The Building Tradesman Features Liberty Bridge Project

Trades, partners, revitalize Bay City’s Liberty Bridge Story by Marty Mulcahy, Editor Download the issue (pdf):

Bay City Bridge Partners welcomes a new General Manager of Operations

Bay City native Lynn M. Pavlawk is our new general manager of operations. As general manager she will direct operations during the rehabilitation and modernization of Liberty Bridge, replacement of Independence Bridge, as well as all ongoing operations after construction.

Bay City Bridge Partners to begin working on Liberty Bridge rehabilitation project in fall of 2021

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Public invited to discuss plans for Bay City’s Liberty and Independence bridges at open house

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