The Lagos State Government has announced that there would be total closure of the Third Mainland bridge from midnight Friday to midnight Saturday.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Thursday reaffirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to the speedy completion and reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge to traffic on Feb. 15.
The federal government will on January 12th close the Island-bound traffic of the Third Mainland Bridge for two weeks in continuation of the ongoing rehabilitation project. This closure was announced in a statement by the Federal Controller for works in Lagos, Popoola Olukayode on Sunday.
The Federal Government will on Monday 12:00 am-midnight reopen the closed Third Mainland Bridge ahead of schedule.This was made known to NAN on Sunday in Lagos by the Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, has lamented the disruptive activities of ‘Area Boys’ who sometimes open the closed section of the Third Mainland Bridge to traffic which endangers the safety of motorists.
The Federal Government on Thursday announced the completion of the first phase rehabilitation of the Third Mainland Bridge and a planned 18 hours total closure of the bridge. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola during an inspection of the bridge said that the fixing of six expansion joints on the Oworonshoki bound carriageway had been completed.
The closure of the third Mainland Bridge would begin form midnight October 30 and end November 1st 2020; this announcement was made public by the Federal controller of works in the state, Olukayode popoola