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FG to shut part of Third Mainland Bridge for 24 hours

The Federal Government has announced a 24-hour closure on the Third Mainland Bridge for Iyana Oworonshoki-Lagos Island-bound traffic from midnight on Sunday, Feb. 18 to…

The Federal Government has announced a 24-hour closure on the Third Mainland Bridge for Iyana Oworonshoki-Lagos Island-bound traffic from midnight on Sunday, Feb. 18 to midnight on Monday, Feb 19.

In a statement on Saturday night, the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, Mrs Olukorede Kesha said the emergency measure was to help fix an important section of the bridge undergoing comprehensive repairs.

She said motorists coming out of the Island and heading towards Oworonshoki would have full access to the bridge throughout the 24-hour closure.

“Notification of 24-hour Closure of Iyana-Oworonshoki – Lagos Island Bound Traffic From 12.00 a.m on Sunday, February 18th to 12.00 am on Monday February 19, 2024.

“The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Works wish to inform the motoring public that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos will not be available for 24 hours for motorists from Iyana Oworonshoki- Lagos Island bound.

“Traffic resumes on Monday by 12.00 a.m on this bound.

“However, motorists coming out of the Island and heading towards Oworonshoki will have full access throughout the 24-hour closure.

“The temporary 24-hour closure of the Iyana Oworonshoki- Adeniji Adele bound traffic is to enable the ministry to carry out effective repairs on an important section of the bridge,” she said.

Kesha advised motorists to use alternative routes, obey traffic regulatory officers and be patient with the government as it continued repairs on the important infrastructure.

The statement said, “Consequent upon the above, Lagos Island Bound Motorists are hereby advised to use alternative routes – (1) Ojota – Ikorodu Road- Funsho Williams Avenue – Eko Bridge-Apogbon-CMS,  (2) Ojota- Ikorodu Road- Jibowu – Yaba- Oyingbo-Iddo- Carter bridge- CMS and (3) Gbagada- Anthony- Ikorodu Road- Funsho Williams – Eko bridge- Apogbon – CMS.

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