Bridge Facts

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  • There is no toll to walk or cycle across the Macdonald Bridge.
  • Did you know that MACPASS can also be used on the Cobequid Pass and Confederation Bridge? Contact each authority to open an account.
  • HHB is a provincial government agency that reports to Nova Scotia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Renewal.
  • Having trouble keeping your MACPASS stuck to your windshield? You can get free replacement Velcro at any open toll booth on the Macdonald or MacKay Bridge.
  • The Angus L. Macdonald Bridge opened in 1955. It was a two lane bridge until 1999 when a third reversible lane was added. The Macdonald Bridge also has a dedicated pedestrian walk-way and bike way.
  • The A. Murray MacKay Bridge opened in 1970.
  • In 2018 there wereĀ 34 million crossings on the MacKay and Macdonald Bridges.
  • To learn more about MACPASS or to get a MACPASS please visit, call 1-902-463-3100 or visit one of our friendly customer service agents at 471 Princess Margaret Blvd, Dartmouth, N.S. Monday and Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Did you know you can use MACPASS to pay for short and long-term parking in the parkade at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport? MACPASS plus provides drivers the convenience of reduced wait times with MACPASS plus express payment lanes and cashless parking. MACPASS users who pay automatically with a credit card are instantly MACPASS plus customers with no extra fees or changes to their current account.


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