Angus L. Macdonald Bridge
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge
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TennisStar602
New Jersey704 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
This bridge was easily visible from the Halifax Citadel, and it piqued my interest. I took a round-trip walk from Halifax to Dartmouth. I got great views from both sides of the bridge, and it was free to traverse (cars do have to pay a toll). I liked how this bridge was organized for those who did not drive over it, insofar as bicyclists were on one (1) side of the bridge and pedestrians were on the other side of the bridge. I would estimate that a walk over either side of the bridge should take about twenty (20) minutes.
Written 22 November 2023
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kristainco
Denver161 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
Convenient. Discovered that the $1 toll can only be paid in a loonie or quarters. We dropped in dimes and they didn't register. I'm sure there was a sign, but we didn't see it.
Written 21 September 2018
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Larry C
4,267 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
Known to locals as the "Old Bridge"
One of two bridges crossing the Halifax Harbour between Halifax and Dartmouth.
A toll is required.
Written 25 August 2020
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tshep42
Halifax, Canada4,164 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
Some bridges can be attractions; for example, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. I've walked the Brooklyn Bridge in NYC and enjoyed it. You are not even allowed to walk across this bridge. Much better to go to the MacKay Bridge that is closer to the downtown and offers much better views of the city and harbour. You can take some nice pictures of the MacDonald Bridge. Probably the best view is from Africville Park.
Written 21 March 2020
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Ignace D
Flemish Brabant Province, Belgium828 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Solo
Really, no kidding,this is a real bridge crossing water. And one has to pay one $ to cross it by car. The world is full of bridges like this one so don't come and see it. Just use it as needed. It's not even a nice bridge, just a bridge.
Written 7 May 2019
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W J K
Halifax, Canada89 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Family
We often take this bridge into and out of Halifax downtown. It carries a lot of traffic. Fortunately, the lanes are adjusted to fit the most traffic (outbound, inbound) commensurate with the evening and morning rush hours.
Written 9 February 2019
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Jane B
Nanaimo, Canada202 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
The MacDonald Bridge is a toll bridge; it costs $1.00 to go across it...be prepared for crazy line-ups through both rush hours...allow extra time for your journey!
Written 22 September 2018
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worrywart2015
Halifax, Canada29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
One of two bridges that cross the Bedford Basin connecting Halifax and Dartmouth. Toll Bridge $2 have your cash ready, but there is an attendant if you need change or help.
Written 6 October 2019
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Hubert J
Halifax, Canada21 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Friends
This bridge is the older of the two bridges over the harbour and will give you a more dramatic view but it is slower going across and can be really clogged during rush hours. It also tends to be closed for various maintenance jobs throughout the year as it is over 60 years old. Check your smart phone to advise you of closures . Also there are only 3 lanes total , so this means 2 lanes out of Halifax to Dartmouth from 12 noon to 12 midnight and only one lane going from Dartmouth to Halifax. Then from 12 midnight to 12 noon there are two lanes to Halifax from Dartmouth and only one lane from Halifax to Dartmouth. This is to aid rush hour commuters . Again check your radio or phone for possible slow downs or accidents on this bridge or your second choice which is The MacKay Bridge, a 4 lane faster moving traffic bridge. Two lanes, both ways all the time.
Written 31 March 2019
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5000traveller
Ottawa, Canada523 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
As a visitor when I was driving into Halifax we had to cross this bridge to get into downtown Halifax.
It cost $1 to cross each time.
Written 16 September 2018
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