The Federal government is set to commence maintenance work on Third Mainland Bridge.

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola disclosed that the federal government will close the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos to traffic for six months, beginning from July 24 to enable the government undertake surface maintenance.

Popoola said the details of the repair work would be announced later.

Meanwhile, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is yet to provide traffic control plans for the bridge rehabilitation.

He said preparation is on going in ensuring a smooth exercise.
‘We are still working out the modalities and when we perfect the traffic management plan we will move to the site”

He said that everything expected for the repairs of the bridge has arrived in the country.

The 11.8km Third Mainland Bridge starts from Oworonshoki, which is linked to the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and ends at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island.

(c) Globetelly 2020

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