The Federal Government is set to shut the Third Mainland Bridge for six months starting from Friday, July 24.
This was confirmed by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola.
According to him, consultations are ongoing for another phase of repair works to begin on the 11.8km bridge.
Popoola explained that the work will commence on the outward mainland section of the bridge, and the ministry is working with relevant agencies to perfect traffic during the period.
The bridge has gone through a series of repair works and was last shut in August 2018 for a three-day investigative maintenance check.
There have also been reports of some worn-out expansion joints on the structure, raising concerns over the state of the bridge.
This development will force motorists in Lagos who ply the bridge to begin making arrangements for alternative routes.
Subscribe to Blog via Email
- Kashy Godson CEO Cash Nation allegedly commit suicide in Ghana (Video)
- Manchester United end goal drought as Manchester City’s unbeaten run ended .
- How Nigeria can repay huge Chinese loans — VON DG
- How government budgeted N10.6bn for COVID-19 transportation, logistics –NPHCDA document
- Manchester City vs Manchester United starting lineup
Follow us on Twitter
Coronavirus6 days ago
200 clubbers arrested for violating COVID-19 at Cubana nightclub
News5 days ago
Abuja Airport named best airport in africa according to FAAN
News6 days ago
Police arrested 2 men who gang raped a 16 years old.
News6 days ago
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to three years for corruption.