The Federal Government of Nigeria have announced its plan to close shut the Third Mainland Bridge for six months starting from Friday, July 24, 2020.
Olukayode Popoola, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos reveled the planned closure on monday. He said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the 11.8Km bridge.
He said “We want to do maintenance work on Third Mainland Bridge very soon.We may close it from 24th of July.We are still working out the modalities and when we perfect the traffic management plan we will move to site.
He also gave reasons why the maintenance is starting now, “Everything being expected for the repairs of the bridge arrived the country, that is why we want to start the repairs now,”.