The Federal Government will, on Saturday, October 21, until midnight of Sunday, October 22, shut down the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State to carry out repairs.
Naija News reports that the FG made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday through the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Olukorede Kesha.
Kesha said the government was ready to begin comprehensive rehabilitation works on the bridge, starting with repairs of the critical failed sections along the Adeniji bound carriageway.
She said the comprehensive repairs of the Third Mainland Bridge aimed to alleviate the pains currently experienced on the bridge.
She advised motorists to cooperate with traffic management officials by obeying and observing all diversions during the period of palliative works to ensure seamless movement.
She said, “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.
“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”
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