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FG to shut Third Mainland Bridge for 24 hours, discloses alternative routes



Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Government has announced a 24-hour closure of the Third Mainland Bridge to traffic from Saturday, October 21, 2023 to Sunday, October 22, 2023 for repairs.

This disclosure is contained in a statement issued on Thursday by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Engr O. I. Kesha, where he encouraged motorists to use alternative routes during the period of the palliative works.

Motorists have raised serious concerns over the deplorable sections of the bridge which have been riddled with potholes and some big bumps.

In his reaction to the public outcry over the poor state of the bridge, Kesha said the government is currently working on plans to carry out comprehensive repairs of Third Mainland Bridge.

Motorists were advised to sue the following alternative routes during the period of the palliative works as the Adeniji bound of the bridge will be closed to traffic;