The federal government has announced the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos starting from midnight of Saturday, October 21, to midnight of Sunday, October 22, to carry out repairs.
In a statement on Thursday, the federal controller of works in Lagos, Olukorede Kesha, said the government was ready to begin comprehensive rehabilitation works on the bridge, starting with repairs of the critical portions.
The Federal Controller said the federal government wished to inform the motoring public that it was working on plans to carry out comprehensive repairs of the Third Mainland Bridge. According to she stated that.
“However, in order to alleviate the pains currently being experienced on the bridge, the ministry would be carrying out palliative works on the most critically failed sections along the Adeniji bound carriageway on Sunday, October 22, preparatory to the comprehensive repair works,”
She advised motorists to cooperate with traffic management officials by obeying and observing all diversions for seamless movement.
“However, motorists are encouraged to use alternative routes where possible during the period of the palliative works as the Adeniji bound of the bridge will be closed to traffic from Saturday, October 21 to Sunday, 22nd, 12:00 midnight,” she said.