Macdonald Bridge Big Lift work finishes early for the weekend

The Macdonald Bridge crossing Halifax Harbour opened more than a day early during a scheduled weekend closure.

Halifax Harbour Bridges cuts short weekend closure

Big Lift work on the Macdonald bridge finished early this weekend. The span opened Saturday afternoon instead of early Monday morning. (Shaina Luck/CBC)

The Macdonald bridge crossing Halifax Harbour opened more than a day early during a scheduled weekend closure.

The bridge opened at 2 p.m. Saturday after the weekend's scheduled work was completed, as part of the Big Lift project to replace sections of the structure's deck, Halifax Harbour Bridges said.

The bridge is typically closed for weekend work beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, reopening at 5:30 a.m. Monday.

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