It has just been announced that the first phase of repairs on Third Mainland Bridge would be delivered in October.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola told News Agency of Nigeria moments ago that almost all bad expansion joints had pulled out and would be replaced once the weather becomes clement.
The first phase of the project covers the Oworonsoki-bound carriageway.
“We have been able to cut all the six expansion joints and removed the concrete. We have pulled out four, remaining two. We are still looking at October, we will complete the work on the Oworonsoki-bound lane,” he said.
The bridge was partially shut on July 24.
The repair is expected to last for six months with the construction divided into two phases of three months on each carriageway.
Popoola added that the ongoing phase one emergency rehabilitation of the Eko bridge was about 75 per cent completed.
“The plan is to open the bridge to traffic in another two or three weeks, when we will be done with the emergency repairs,” he noted.
On section one of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the controller confirmed it was 54 per cent completed.
“We have been able to complete two numbers abutment where we are going to have the interchange. Piling work is ongoing where we are going to have the flyover.”
On Lagos-Abeokuta-Ota Expressway, Popoola said asphalt was being laid on some sections, including Kola Bus Stop area of Lagos State.
He added that 160 metres of drains had also been completely reconstructed on the Lagos side of the project.
The controller decried the drain stuffing habit of Lagos residents.
Popoola said this was frustrating highway drainage cleaning exercises and urged everyone to keep the environment clean.
Popular actor, Femi Adebayo took his Instagram page to celebrate his wife on her birthday today.
According to the talented actor, he is grateful to God for giving him Aduke, who happens to be is second wife. The 50 year old added that his wife is definition of real, kindhearted, tolerant and very motivating because she makes him more productive.
In his words "Join me to celebrate my better half. A strong supporter of my career, a woman that motivates me to be more productive. Aduke,honestly for me to have you as a wife,I must be extremely special to God Almighty. Mummy Aridunnu, you are real and kind hearted. I pray to God secretly to give me your kind of heart darling. Thank you for the love.. Thank you for the tolerance.. Thank you...
Popular Nigerian actor, Timini Egbunson has sent a strong message to people who do not like his personality following the cheating scandal he was recently involved in.
The handsome actor who was recently enmeshed in a cheating scandal with his girlfriend, Lydia Agahan dragged by an aggrieved side chic, Tolu took to his snap chat to advise his haters, stating that life isn’t a Nigerian movie where people who are hated suffer in the end.
According to Timini, people need to learn how to channel their hatred to something productive as he’s very sure that the hate won’t change his life in any way.
He continued that, he won’t need them in future.
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Veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic has been criticized by an unrepentant troll over her choice of gadgets.
This came after the beauitiful actress posted a throwback mirror selfie of herself via her social media handle hours ago.
Some fans of the actress took to the comment section to pass remarks on the photo shared.
However, an Instagram user with the [email protected] mocked and shamed the actress for using an Iphone 6.
''Your mates dey use iphone12, you still dey use iphone 6' Aunty you need to upgrade.
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