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Macdonald Bridge closures resume Tuesday as ‘Big Lift’ project continues

Overnight closures will resume this week on the Macdonald Bridge. Natasha Pace/Global News

Overnight closures on the Macdonald Bridge will resume this week.

Beginning Tuesday, the bridge will be closed to all traffic Monday to Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

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The sidewalk and bike lane will also be closed during this time, with a shuttle service being provided.

The closures are necessary to complete work for the Big Lift, which is considered a once-in-a-lifetime project to revamp the Macdonald Bridge.

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The Big Lift photographer gets a big surprise at online reaction to photograph – Feb 27, 2017

In total, the closures are expected to last for 10 weeks.

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