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The Confederation Bridge is a 2-lane bridge in Canada that connects the provinces of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. It is part of the Trans Canada Highway and is 12.9 kilometers long.


The Confederation Bridge was constructed from October 1993 to May 1997 and cost $1.3 billion. The bridge was officially opened on May 31, 1997.


As of January 1, 2020, the tolls for motorcyles is $19.25, $48.50 for two-axle automobile vehicles, $4.50 for pedestrians, $9 for cyclist. Pedestrians and cyclist that cross the bridge are required to board a shuttle.

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