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The Big Lift-There's an app for that!

Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) has launched an app to ensure the public has the most current information about the status of the Macdonald Bridge during the Big Lift. Find Out More >

Use of pedestrian and bike lanes during the Big Lift

Due to work related to the Big Lift project, overnight closures of the Macdonald Bridge began March 1st, Sunday through Thursday, 7 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. Find Out More >

All about The Big Lift

Everything you need to know about The Big Lift in a brief informative video! Find Out More >

HHB finalizes shuttle stop locations for active transportation users

(Dartmouth, NS) –HHB has finalized the locations of the Halifax/Dartmouth HHB shuttle stop locations. Find Out More >

About The Big Lift

Halifax Harbour Bridges is embarking on a significant and necessary project beginning in early 2015: the replacement of the suspended spans of Macdonald Bridge.The bridge remains safe, but after 60 years the deck is wearing out and needs to be replaced. The project aims to extend the life of the bridge and reduce maintenance. The project includes: replacing the road deck, floor beams, stiffening trusses and suspender ropes on the suspended spans of the Macdonald Bridge. Find Out More >

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