Posted on Thu 14 Jan 2021, 07:25 PM

The Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has announced that the third mainland bridge will be fully reopened to traffic by February 15.

The Minister gave the update on Thursday while inspecting construction work on major roads and bridges in Lagos State.

According to Fashola, the bridge had been scheduled to reopen fully in January. But two weeks lost to the #EndSARS protests necessitated a push in the completion date.

Posted on Sun 27 Dec 2020, 05:40 PM

The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, says the total shutdown of the Third Mainland Bridge would be lifted at midnight 24 hours ahead of schedule.

Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos that the total shutdown had to be lifted because the contractor was able to fast-track the delicate task they needed to execute.

He said that the initially scheduled 72 hours timeframe was achieved within 48 hours, hence the reopening to traffic 24 hours ahead of schedule.

Posted on Wed 23 Dec 2020, 09:39 AM

The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola on Tuesday announced a 72-hour total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge to cast concrete on thee expansion joints.

Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the shutdown will take effect from midnight on Saturday to midnight on Tuesday.

He added that construction works had reached the stage for casting concrete on additional three expansion joints.

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