Lagos set to close Third Mainland Bridge on Saturday
The Oworonshoki bound lane of the Third Mainland Bridge will be closed totally to vehicular movement by midnight on Saturday, February 6 till 7 pm on Sunday, February 7 to remove the last expansion joint on the Oworonshoki bound lane.
According to a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation on Wednesday, the closure is necessary to enable the contractor to move its equipment to the Oworonshoki bound lane within the given period without any interruption.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, stated that the rehabilitation process was being done to ensure set deadlines were met.
Motorists from Ogudu, Alapere, and Gbagada were 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.