Bridge Pass Application – Download and Return Tag to Store Fill in the requested information and mail application with appropriate payment to the Grosse Ile Bridge Company, drop off at the toll booth or trailer at toll plaza.
Toll Bridge History
Discover the Grosse Ile Bridge and learn about it’s fascinating history! The Toll Bridge was the first automobile bridge to the island. We have been “An Island business connecting Islanders since 1913″
To help you plan your trip to the island we have posted info regarding expected closures and / or delays that might be imposed by U.S. Coast Guard, local events, construction and major holidays.
ABOUT THE GIBC
The Grosse Ile Toll Bridge was financed, designed and constructed between 1912 and 1913 by the Grosse Ile Bridge Company (GIBC). The GIBC was established as a Michigan corporation and bridge company on May 1, 1912, with Grosse Ile land owner Edward W. Voigt as its primary incorporator, majority stockholder and founding president. Voigt directed the construction of the Toll Bridge and opened the span to the general public on November 27, 1913 (Thanksgiving Day). The Toll Bridge was the first automobile bridge to the island.