Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (Halifax, NS) - The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that construction on phase one of the Halifax Ferry Terminal Refresh project will begin on Thursday, Apr. 13.
The first phase of this project will focus on the ferry ramp landing area and retail space. The work includes a refreshed lobby space, service room renovations for janitorial and storage space as well as a new tourism kiosk. Construction on this phase is scheduled to take up to 8 weeks.
Phase two of this project will include a new entry vestibule, security kiosk, refurbished lobby and waiting areas. It will also include washroom renovations passenger waiting areas, and passenger information. Construction on phase two will begin in fall 2017.
Ferry operations and scheduling will continue as usual through this construction period. The impacted areas within the terminal will be separated to protect passengers and minimize noise and dust from the construction.
The total project is expected to cost $1 million dollars and is being cost shared by the municipality and the Government of Canada.
The municipality appreciates your understanding as this work takes place.