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Birthday – A. MURRAY MacKAY BRIDGE
HAPPY 51st BIRTHDAY!
The A. Murray MacKay Bridge, known locally as “the new bridge”, is a suspension bridge linking the Halifax Peninsula with Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and opened on July 10, 1970.
It is one of two suspension bridges crossing Halifax Harbour, its counterpart, the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, having been completed in 1955.
The bridge carries on average 52,000 vehicle crossings per day, and is part of Nova Scotia Highway 111.