**** HHB Media Release
Macdonald Bridge closures this week and weekend
The following are the scheduled closures for the Macdonald Bridge to replace an approach span bearing and an expansion joint on the Dartmouth side of the bridge.
- 7:00pm to 5:30am Tuesday Aug 06 – bike lane will be closed. Cyclists will be directed to use the sidewalk
- 7:00pm to 5:30am Wednesday Aug 07 – sidewalk will be closed. Walkers will be directed to use the bike lane
- 7:00pm to 5:30am Thursday Aug 08. FULL bridge closure including sidewalk and bike lane. Shuttle service provided*
- 7:00pm Friday, August 9 to 9pm Saturday, August 10. FULL bridge closure. Sidewalk and bike lane will be open.
All four lanes on the MacKay Bridge will be open during these closures.
*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.