Macdonald Bridge – Closure cancelled for August 19

Traffic advisory

August 19, 2019

The scheduled overnight closure on the Macdonald Bridge for Monday, August 19 has been cancelled. The bridge will be open.

Full bridge closures required to complete the replacement of an expansion joint on the Dartmouth side of Macdonald Bridge will be communicated when dates are rescheduled.


The closures include the sidewalk and bike lane and the shuttle will be provided*

Once complete there are no further scheduled closures on the Macdonald Bridge in 2019.

*Shuttle bus locations are at 30 Faulkner Drive in Dartmouth and at the corner of Gottingen St and North St in Halifax. Two buses will operate. Each can accommodate 17 people and 14 bikes. They will use the MacKay Bridge and leave each location at the top and bottom of the hour.


Scheduled work

Removing existing expansion joint and replacing it at Dartmouth abutment

Removing temporary traffic plates at Dartmouth abutment