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View of MacKay Bridge Dartmouth bound traffic


Dartmouth Bound – BRIDGE CLOSED

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Halifax Bound – BRIDGE CLOSED

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Get traffic updates, closure notices and alerts and manage your account using the MACPASS App.  

MACPASS is Halifax Harbour Bridges’ electronic tolling system that allows drivers to pass through the tolls of the Macdonald and MacKay bridges without stopping to pay with cash. The MACPASS itself is free, convenient, and comes with a discount over paying with cash.

What’s New

Traffic delays expected as MacKay Bridge closes for July 19-22 weekend

Halifax Harbour Bridges will close the A. Murray MacKay Bridge this weekend. It is the…

Tools and a bag are seen hanging from construction worker's tool belt. The worker is wearing a reflective safety vest.

Expect traffic delays as MacKay Bridge closes July 12-July 15 weekend

The A. Murray MacKay Bridge will be closed to traffic this weekend to allow for…

People walk on the Macdonald Bridge during Bridgewalk 2022.

Bridgewalk 2024: Come for the view; stay for the fun

With more than 30 Natal Day events on the schedule for Halifax this year, organizers…

MacKay Bridge July 5-July 8 weekend closure postponed

The closure of the A. Murray MacKay Bridge this weekend has been postponed due to…

Our mission to
maintain the bridges

A photo of the Macdonald Bridge Dartmouth tower with the Nova Scotia flag flying.

Mandate and Mission

To provide safe, efficient and reliable cross harbour transportation infrastructure.

Cyclists ride their bikes in the Macdonald Bridge bike lane.

Active Transportation

Making crossing the Macdonald Bridge on foot or a bike easy.

A vehicle drives on the MacKay Bridge deck.

About The Bridges

History of the A. Murray MacKay and Angus L. Macdonald bridges.