Lagos to shut Third Mainland Bridge totally on Saturday

The Lagos State Government has revealed the Third Mainland Bridge will be shut totally on Saturday.

The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement on Wednesday, said the closure was to enable the contractors to remove the tools used during the rehabilitation of the bridge which would last for 24 hours between Friday midnight and Saturday midnight.

The statement partly reads, “Having completed the replacement of the 12th expansion joint and to demobilise the superstructure of the Third Mainland Bridge, the Lagos State Government will shut down the bridge from midnight Friday to midnight Saturday.
“The total closure of the bridge was slated to enable the contractors to move the equipment used during the rehabilitation process off the bridge completely to allow both the Oworonshoki and Adeniji bound lanes to open fully to traffic.
He added that traffic management personnel would be stationed along the modified routes to reduce and address any traffic delays during the closure.

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