The Lagos State Authorities has introduced that there can be a complete closure of the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight Friday to midnight Saturday.
The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, who made this identified in a press release issued in Lagos on Wednesday, mentioned the bridge can be closed for twenty-four hours.
Oladeinde mentioned the closure would allow contractors to maneuver the tools used through the rehabilitation strategy of the bridge utterly to permit each the Oworonshoki and Adeniji certain lanes to open totally to site visitors.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) quoted him as saying that the closure was essential, having accomplished the substitute of the 12 growth joints and to demobilise the superstructure of the bridge.
The commissioner, due to this fact, suggested motorists from Ogudu, Alapere, and Gbagada to make use of Ikorodu Highway, Jibowu, and Yaba as various routes.
“Whereas Iyana Oworoshoki-bound site visitors from Lagos-Island, Iddo, Oyingbo, Adekunle, and Yaba are enjoined to make use of Herbert Macaulay Manner, Jibowu, and Ikorodu highway as various routes,” he mentioned.
Oladeinde assured that Site visitors Administration Personnel can be deployed alongside the affected routes to minimise and tackle any site visitors impediments through the closure.
He recommended the individuals of Lagos for his or her cooperation through the extended restore works of the bridge, assuring that it was now protected to be used by one and all.