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The Sea Bridge on the Halifax waterfront is now open. It is 520 feet of floating dock that will be open seasonally as often as possible but may close for weather, sea state or construction. It will remain in place during the construction of Queen’s Marque and then be repurposed for marina related uses.
When Is It Open?
– Soft launch on July 8 and 9/17.
– Now that lights are installed, the Sea Bridge will be open 24/7. Please note that it may be required to close without notice and the hours may be adjusted as required.
– The Sea Bridge will be open seasonally as often as possible, but may close for weather, sea state or construction. It will be staffed during peak hours of 11am to 7pm.
– Look for the Open or Closed signs near the main entrances to either side of the bridge as well as usage signs (please see the latter below). The bridge connects between The Cable Wharf South Side, and the Museum Wharf North (where CSS Acadia is berthed.
We will post opening/closing information on our social media accounts.
We look forward to people experiencing this new feature on the waterfront. It is important to note however that the bridge provides an alternative option for pedestrians during construction but it’s not intended to be the primary pedestrian corridor. The Lower Water Street right of way, which is outside of our jurisdiction, is the approved primary corridor.