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The Third Mainland Bridge will be partially closed for repairs starting January 9



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According to Keisha, “The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Works, wishes to inform the motoring public that the emergency repairs of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos will continue with the closure of Iyana Oworonshoki- Adeniji Adele bound for the effective repairs of the entire section of the bridge.”

Motorists have been advised to explore alternative routes such as the Ojota – Ikorodu road- Funsho Williams Avenue – Eko Bridge-Apogbon-CMS- Ojota- Ikorodu Road- Jibowu – Yaba- Oyingbo-Iddo- Carter Bridge- CMS, and the Gbagada- Anthony- Ikorodu Road- Funsho Williams – Eko Bridge- Apogbon – CMS.

In order to ensure smooth traffic flow and minimize disruptions during the repair period, motorists have been urged to cooperate with deployed traffic management officials.

Expressing gratitude for past cooperation, Keisha emphasized the need for continued cooperation from the public during this repair phase.

Prior to this announcement, the Federal Controller of Works had disclosed plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the Third Mainland Bridge’s asphalt layers in October 2023.

Keisha emphasized the significance of the bridge as a crucial transportation link for commuters in Lagos and outlined the upcoming complete overhaul of the asphalt layer on both sides to last the next 10 years.

She also mentioned that the contract for the overhaul has been awarded by the Federal government, with preparatory works awaiting the contractor’s site mobilization.