July 22, 2024
FG To Close Section Of Third Mainland Bridge
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FG To Close Section Of Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Government is set to close the Iyana Oworonshoki- Adeniji Adele section of the Third Mainland Bridge for repairs beginning from 11 am on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024.

In a statement yesterday, the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mrs. O. I. Kesha said motorists are hereby advised to use alternative routes:

Route 1) Ojota – Ikorodu road- Funsho Williams Avenue – EKO bridge-Apogbon-CMS

Route 2) Ojota- Ikorodu road- Jibowu – Yaba- Oyingbo-Iddo- Carter bridge- CMS

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Route 3) Gbagada- Anthony- Ikorodu road- Funsho Williams – Eko bridge- Apogbon – CMS.

Motorists are further advised to cooperate with the traffic management officials deployed to manage traffic and ensure hitch-free movements to minimise discomfort during this repair period, she said.

The Third Mainland Bridge, built in 1990, is Africa’s second-largest bridge, extending nearly 12 kilometres to link Lagos Island, the business heart of the city, with the mainland where most people live.

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