FG Announces Plans To Shutdown 3rd Mainland Bridge For Repairs 

The Federal Government has, once again, announced a plan to shutdown a section of the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos for repairs.

The affected section is the Iyana Oworonshoki-Adeniji Adele branch and the shutdown will be effective from 11.00 am on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.

The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, Mrs Olukorede Kesha, in a statement on Thursday, said the closure would be done on the Lagos Island-bound carriageway of the bridge.

“The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Works, wishes to inform the motoring public, that the emergency repairs of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos will continue with the closure of Iyana Oworonshoki-Adeniji Adele bound for the effective repairs of the entire section of the bridge.
“Consequent upon the above, motorists are hereby advised to use alternative routes”, she said.

Mrs Kesha listed the alternative routes and links to include: Ojota-Ikorodu Road-Funsho Williams Avenue-Eko Bridge-Apogbon-CMS and Ojota-Ikorodu Road-Jibowu-Yaba-Oyingbo-Iddo-Carter Bridge-CMS.

Also listed was Gbagada-Anthony-Ikorodu Road-Funsho Williams-Eko Bridge-Apogbon-CMS.

“Motorists are further advised to cooperate with the traffic management officials, deployed to manage traffic and ensure hitch-free movements to minimise the discomfort during this repair period.
“While thanking the general public for their past cooperation and understanding, more is expected this time around”, she said.