Skip to content. Accessibility info.

Macdonald Bridge Redecking Service Disruptions

Macdonald Bridge Redecking Update

The Macdonald Bridge will not close on weekends until further notice. Regular service will be running until the closure that begins at 7 p.m. on Sundays until 5:30 a.m.on Mondays. Every week, there will be evening closures Sunday - Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. until project completion.

The following routes are impacted by the redecking project from 7 p.m. Sunday to Thursday:

Overall Riders Guide -
Macdonald Bridge Shuttle Buses* - in the event the Macdonald Bridge is open during evenings or weekends
MacKay Bridge Shuttle Buses - in the event the Macdonald Bridge is entirely closed
Route 1 Spring Garden
Route 10 Dalhousie
Route 14 Leiblin Park
Route 41 Dartmouth/Dalhousie
Route 52 Crosstown
Route 61 Auburn/North Preston
Route 159 Portland Hills MetroLink
Route 320 Fall River/Airport MetroX**

**Route 320 will provide two AM peak trips, please see Riders’ Guide, from Albemarle St. to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Saturdays & Sundays. All remaining trips on Route 320 will travel between Bridge Terminal and the airport on Saturdays & Sundays.


At this time, Google Transit will not highlight the Macdonald or MacKay Bridge shuttles and the Departures line will only recognize the scheduled departures/arrivals of buses at impacted bus stops.


Alderney Ferry Service Expansion:
An alternative option for passengers travelling from Halifax to Dartmouth is to take the ferry. Both weekday and weekend service was increased when the Big Lift project began in March 2015.

Alderney Ferry Service Schedule