Lagos to Shut Down Third Mainland Bridge for 3 Days

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The Lagos State Government has announced that Third Mainland Bridge shall be totally closed to all traffic this weekend for three days from Saturday till midnight Monday, to enable completion of repair works on the double sized expansion joints without any interruptions that could be caused by vehicular movement on the bridge.

The Commissioner for Transportation, Lagos State, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde assured  that the bridge repair works is being done assiduously to ensure that the set deadlines for reopening the entire bridge to through traffic is met.

Oladeinde explained that alternative routes have been identified for use by motorists to access their desired destinations with minimal discomfort.

Motorists from Ogudu, Alapere and Gbagada are advised to use Ikorodu Road, Jibowu and Yaba as alternative routes, while Iyana Oworosoki bound traffic from the Lagos Island, Iddo, Oyingbo, Adekunle and Yaba should use Herbert Macaulay Way, Jibowu and Ikorodu road as alternative routes.

The commissioner said traffic management personnel would be deployed and stationed along the affected routes to minimize and address any traffic impediments during the closure. He urged residents to cooperate with the Lagos State government as one of its promises to the people of Lagos State is to ensure improved mobility through free flow of traffic on the roads.

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