Traffic Advisory: FG May Close Third Mainland Bridge July 24 for Repair Works


The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government may July 24 close the popular Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for repair works.

This was disclosed on Monday by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola.

He explained that consultations are ongoing for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge on July 24.

Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the consultations were geared towards evolving a perfect traffic management architecture among others.

“We want to do maintenance work on the Third Mainland Bridge very soon. Most likely from July 24. We may close it from July 24.

“We are still working out the modalities, and when we perfect the traffic management plan, we will move to the site.

“Everything being expected for the repairs of the bridge had arrived in the country, that is why we want to start the repairs now,’’ Popoola said.

Idowu Sowunmi