Friday , June 14 2024

Third Mainland Bridge Section Closed for Urgent Repairs

The Federal Ministry of Works has announced the temporary closure of the Oworo-bound section of the Third Mainland Bridge for urgent maintenance.

This closure will begin at midnight on Saturday, May 25, and will last until 6 pm on Sunday, May 26.

Mrs. Olukorede Kesha, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, emphasized the necessity of this decision to address critical issues affecting the bridge’s safety and longevity. “We recognize the inconvenience this may cause to motorists and the general public, but these repairs are crucial to ensure the structural integrity and safety of the bridge,” she stated.

Motorists are advised to plan their journeys and use alternative routes to avoid delays.

The Ministry has provided suggested detours and is coordinating with traffic management authorities to minimize disruptions.

Despite the anticipated inconvenience, the Ministry assures the public that these measures are essential for maintaining the high standards of safety and reliability of one of Lagos’s key infrastructure assets.

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