February 28, 2024
FG Reopens Third Mainland Bridge After Repairs
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FG Reopens Third Mainland Bridge After Repairs

The Federal Government has reopened the Third Mainland Bridge after one month of its closure for maintenance work.

In a statement yesterday, the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi announced the reopening time of 6pm.

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Mr. Osiyemi maintained that the reopening reaffirms the government’s commitment to infrastructure upkeep and public safety, and comes over one month after the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Works, announced that it would be closing two ramps of the bridge for repairs.

The Third Mainland Bridge, which was built in 1990, is Africa’s second-longest bridge, stretching nearly 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) to link Lagos Island, the business heart of the city, with the mainland where most people live.

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