The Federal Government has announced a three-day total shutdown of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, starting from midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday for contractors to carry out special repair works on the 11.8km platform.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola, confirmed this minutes ago in a press statement.
“The first total closure of the section of the bridge between Adekunle and Adeniji Adele will be from midnight of Friday, 9th October 2020 to midnight of Sunday, 11th October 2020 to enable the contractor to finish the first stage of casting works,” the statement read.
The statement further reads that the second total closure of the section of the bridge between Adekunle and Adeniji Adele would be communicated to the general public at a later date.
Also, the section of the bridge between Adekunle and Iyana – Oworo will remain open, and traffic can move from Ebute-Metta/ Adekunle to Iyana – Oworo and vice Versa.