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View of MacKay Bridge Dartmouth bound traffic


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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

Expect traffic delays as second MacKay weekend closure set for June 14-17

The A. Murray MacKay Bridge will close this weekend for maintenance and inspection projects that…

Construction workers work on steel components of the Macdonald Bridge in winter. The workers are bundled up and wearing reflective vests and hard hats.

MacKay Bridge closes this weekend for construction

The first of four planned weekend closures for the MacKay Bridge gets underway Friday, June…

Summer construction season will see closures of MacKay, Macdonald

The A. Murray MacKay Bridge will be closed for four weekends to allow maintenance and…

MACPASS stickers to replace hard-shells

As part of continuing efforts to upgrade its tolling system to provide the best possible…

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.