Nigeria: Lagos to Shut Third Mainland Bridge for 48 Hours From Friday

The Lagos Declare Executive has launched plans to end the Third Mainland Bridge from lifeless night, Friday, February 19 to the lifeless night of Sunday, 21, 2021 for final rehabilitation works.

The bridge, which has been below repairs for the previous six months will possible be shut to permit the contractor to solid the final rehabilitated expansion joint sooner than it will possible be sooner or later reopened for traffic end of February.

The remark Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, who launched this the day earlier than this day, in a press free up in affirmation to an earlier assertion by the Federal Controller of Works, Mr. Kayode Popoola, mentioned that the bridge will possible be shut off fully from vehicular circulate to permit the contractor station the expansion joint concrete without vibrations triggered by vehicular circulate to fabricate the specified energy of the concrete.

Oladeinde mentioned that the concrete would require between three to four days to station in sooner than the final preparations to sooner or later re-launch your total bridge to traffic.

He added that the casting used to be also slated all over that weekend to lower traffic jam along the axis for motorists.

He, attributable to this truth, entreated motorists from Ogudu, Alapere and Gbagada to ply Ikorodu Avenue, Jibowu and Yaba as different routes, while Iyana Oworoshoki-trip traffic from Lagos-Island, Iddo, Oyingbo, Adekunle and Yaba can also gentle ply Herbert Macaulay Manner, Jibowu and Ikorodu Avenue as different routes.

Oladeinde alternatively, assured that traffic administration personnel secure been deployed along the affected routes to minimise and address any traffic impediments all over the closure.

“The Declare Executive commends Lagos residents for his or her fixed toughen and cooperation in direction of developing the remark, their figuring out can also gentle no longer wane because the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration is working assiduously to actualize the Stunning City imaginative and prescient,” Oladeinde assured.

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