Macdonald Bridge opens ahead of messy weather

The bridge reopened after 5:00 p.m. Sunday evening. Halifax Harbour Bridges says the the fourth of 46 decks was replaced successfully.

The fourth of 46 decks has been replaced

Halifax Harbour Bridges anticipates the lifting gantry will be moved before midnight. (Paul Palmeter/CBC)

Halifax Harbour Bridges has reopened the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, ahead of tonight's messy weather.

The bridge is in the midst of the Big Lift, a project that involves replacing the entire suspended structure.

Alison MacDonald, communications manager for Halifax Harbour Bridges, says the fourth of 46 decks on the bridge was successfully installed Sunday morning.

The Macdonald bridge opened shortly after 5:00 p.m Sunday. 

The Big Lift Project should be finished by September 2017.


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