One of the busiest major roads in Lagos State is the third mainland bridge. Earlier this month the Lagos State government declared it's intentions to partially close the third mainland bridge inorder to carry our some repairs and maintenance works on the bridge. The bridge is said to be partially closed from online the 24th of July 2020 and now it's four days countdown to its closure.
The federal controller of works in Lagos State Mr olukayode popoola said in an interview with the press that there is a massive rehabilitation of the alternative routes going on inorder to easy the traffic situation when the bridge is closed. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday that the Federal Minister of Works and Lagos State government were tackling the rehabilitation works together simultaneously on different access paths.
Mr olukayode popoola also said that the agency is working hand in hand with the Lagos State government in order to ensure that the alternative routes are in good conditions before the closing of the bridge. He said major roads such as the Iddo - Ejigbo roqd, Iganmu bridge are under rehabilitation presently and will be totally repaired before the closing of the bridge.
The extent at which the partial closing of the bridge will affect people is yet to be known but the government is trying all it's means to easy the effect by creating a suitable alternative. The government Lagos State is working please let us keep to traffic instructions.
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