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.