the Macdonald Bridge

On April 2, 1955, the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge opened and the communities of Halifax and Dartmouth were united for the first time with an efficient transportation link across the Halifax harbour, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. View the History >

the MacKay Bridge

The opening of the A. Murray MacKay Bridge on July 10, 1970 was another historic event for Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission. The opening of the MacKay Bridge drew international interest due to its design and the engineering techniques that were applied to its construction for the first time in North America. View the History >

Whereyour money goes

Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) is a commission of the provincial government and all the revenue collected through the tolls remain at HHB to pay for the ongoing maintenance and operations of the Macdonald and MacKay bridges. HHB receives no funding from the government. Find out more >


HHB is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the MacKay and Macdonald bridges. Each year the bridges undergo a rigorous inspection to identify maintenance requirements and it ensures that items from previous inspections are being addressed properly. Find out more >

communityand events

Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) is proud to give back to the communities it serves. See Community Info and Events >

Related Links

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