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Apapa-Oshodi Road To Closed From August 13 Until September 22

The Apapa-Oshodi Expressway will be closed to traffic by the Federal Ministry of Works today to give way for the repair of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Road flyover bridge. It will be recalled that the flyover was engulfed by fire when a diesel tanker burst into flames on January 7, 2021, which led to the closure to enable the ministry of works to carry out structural tests to determine its integrity leading to a contract award for its rehabilitation.

  1 year ago ago
Apapa-Oshodi Road To Closed From August 13 Until September 22

AUTO

Good News for Motorists As FG Declares Opening Of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway On March 1, See Details

Good News for Motorists As FG Declares Opening Of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway On March 1, See Details This news will especially be a great one for travelers who ply the Lagos-Ibadan expressway regularly. This is because the Federal Government has announced the opening of the Berger/Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway by March 1st. Reports has it that Federal Controller of Works, Mr. Adedamola Kuti announced on Saturday that work had been completed on that portion of the road. He equally said that

  2 years ago ago
Good News for Motorists As FG Declares Opening Of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway On March 1, See Details

TRAVEL

See Date & Time For Closure of Third Mainland Bridge Announced By FG, Lagosians Should Take Note

See Date & Time For Closure of Third Mainland Bridge Announced By FG, Lagosians Should Take Note. The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced its intention to shut down the third mainland bridge for a period of six months. This was revealed to the public on Monday morning by the Federal Controller of Works, Olukayode Popoola. The closure will take effect from July 4th, 2020. The reason for the closure is to do some maintenance work on the 11.8km bridge. According to Mr. Popoola, the outward mainland section

  2 years ago ago
See Date & Time For Closure of Third Mainland Bridge Announced By FG, Lagosians Should Take Note

MOTORING

FG to open Lagos-Ibadan expressway 'Kara Bridge' on December 1st

FG to open Lagos-Ibadan expressway The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, has said the barricade around Kara Bridge would be removed on Sunday, December 1 to ease the traffic situation around that axis. Kuti said that construction work had been completed on that part of the road. According to him, when the contractors return to the site in January, construction work will commence on the outbound-Lagos traffic side of the road. “Now that inbound has been completed, we don’t want to start

  3 years ago ago
FG to open Lagos-Ibadan expressway 'Kara Bridge' on December 1st

BUSINESS

FG To Shut Third Mainland Bridge For Six Months

The Federal Government is set to shut the Third Mainland Bridge for six months beginning from Friday, July 24. This used to be proven with the aid of the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola. According to him, consultations are ongoing for every other section of restore works to commence on the 11.8km bridge. Popoola defined that the work will start on the outward mainland area of the bridge, and the ministry is working with applicable corporations to best visitors all through the period.

  2 years ago ago
FG To Shut Third Mainland Bridge For Six Months

POLITICS

Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For This Morning, 25th July, 2020

Good morning! Here are the top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for this Saturday morning, July 25th, 2020.  Concrete Barriers Placed To Partially Block Third Mainland Bridge. Concrete barriers have been placed to block off the mainland inbound traffic at the Adeniji end of the Third Mainland Bridge. This is in line with the partial closure for repairs of the bridge. Speaking to Newspot in the early hours of Saturday, the Federal Controller of Works, Olukayode Popoola, said the Federal Government partially

  2 years ago ago
Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For This Morning, 25th July, 2020

BUSINESS

The Main Reason Why Government Want To Shut Third Mainland Bridge For 6 Months

The Nigerian Government have announced through the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos Mr. Olukayode Popoola that the Third Mainland Bridge will be closed for 6 months starting July 24th. The Third Mainland bridge was opened in 1990 and has been one of the busiest bridges in Africa since then. The 11.8Km bridge was constructed by Julius Berger and there had been some partial repairs on the bridge in the last few years. The Federal government have now stated that the bridge will be shut down for 6 months. The

  2 years ago ago
The Main Reason Why Government Want To Shut Third Mainland Bridge For 6 Months

SOCIETY NEWS

Good Time For Motorists As Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Opens Tomorrow

The Federal Government has announces plan to make open the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for use from tomorrow, Sunday. The announcement was made public by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti. According to him, the barricade around Kara Bridge would be removed on Sunday, December 1 to ease the traffic situation around that axis. In an interview with Punch ealier today, he said the construction work had been completed on that part of the road. He added that when the contractors return to the

  3 years ago ago
Good Time For Motorists As Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Opens Tomorrow

AUTO

Lagos State Closes Down Eko Bridge For Repairs Today, See New Routes

The Lagos State Government has announced through its official Twitter handle that Eko Bridge will be closed today, March 11th, 2020 for rehabilitation works. The government announce the alternative routes after the Federal Controller of Works, Mr. Adedamola Kuti confirmed the closure of a section of Eko Bridge to enable rehabilitation works on worn-out bearings noticed between Alaka and Costain portion inwards Apongbon.  The Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure Engr. Aramide Adeyoy

  2 years ago ago
Lagos State Closes Down Eko Bridge For Repairs Today, See New Routes

SOCIETY

Photos From Fashola Inspection Visit To The Construction Site of 2nd Niger Bridge

The Nigeria Minister of Works and Housing makes an Inspection visits to the construction site of the second Niger Bridge connecting Anambra to Delta. A view of the 2nd Niger bridge shows the almost completed incremental launching of the deck during an inspection visit by the Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN.

  1 year ago ago
Photos From Fashola Inspection Visit To The Construction Site of 2nd Niger Bridge

TRAVEL

From July 24 To January 2021, FG Will Shut Third Mainland Bridge.

Third Mainland Bridge is set to shut by the Federal Government for six months starting from Friday, July 24. This news was confirmed by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola. According to Olukayode Popoola, consultations are still ongoing for another phase of repair works to begin on the 11.8km bridge. He actually explained that the work will start in the outward mainland section of he bridge, and the ministry is working with the necessary agencies to perfect traffic during the period of

  2 years ago ago
From July 24 To January 2021, FG Will Shut Third Mainland Bridge.

AUTO

JUST IN: Third Mainland To Be Totally Shut Down For 3 Days, See Alternative Routes.

The Third Mainland bridge is one of the longest bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland. Sometime ago, the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos which was going through series of repairs was partially shut. However, the government has announced that there will be a total shutdown of the bridge in Lagos for three days starting from Friday midnight, 9th of October, 2020 to 11th of October, 2020. The Federal Government revealed that special report works want to be carried out on the 11.8km platform. Mr Olukayode

  2 years ago ago
JUST IN: Third Mainland To Be Totally Shut Down For 3 Days, See Alternative Routes.

ACCIDENT

Ajaokuta-Itobe Bridge Safe -FG

Mr Kajogbola Jimoh, Federal Controller of Works in Kogi has assured Nigerians that the Ajaokuta-Itobe bridge is intact and structurally stable against insinuations that it has divided into two and no longer passable. Jimoh gave the assurance during an on-the-spot assessment of the bridge in company of the officials of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), on Friday at Ajaokuta. He said that the bridge only required routine maintenance. Jimoh said that the only issue was the missing 40mm electrometri

  2 years ago ago
Ajaokuta-Itobe Bridge Safe -FG

POLITICS

Federal government to shut down Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Government through the ministry of work is planning to shut down the Third Mainland Bridge for the rest of the year (six months) starting from Friday, July 24th 2020 This information was confirmed by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos. The controller confirmed that consultations are ongoing for another phase of repair works to begin on the 11.8km bridge. The limitations of movement across and within the bridge is to allow the ministry of work and other collaborating agency to maintain the bridge.

  2 years ago ago
Federal government to shut down Third Mainland Bridge

POLITICS

Third Mainland Bridge Closes Today For These Reasons.

The Federal Government had initially announced plans for the total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge starting from 12am today January 29, 2021 to February 1, 2021. The Federal Controller of Works Lagos state, Mr Olukayode Popoola, earlier disclosed this on Wednesday January 27 2021. It was reportedly explained that the reason for another 3 day closure of the bridge is because, the construction works had reached the stage for casting concrete on additional 3 expansion joints, hence the need to stop all movements

  1 year ago ago
Third Mainland Bridge Closes Today For These Reasons.

ENTERTAINMENT

Third Mainland Bridge partially Opened After Total Lockdown At Weekend.

The Third Mainland Bridge have been partially open for vehicular movement after a complete closure at weekend due to the casting work done on the bridge.  The total closure was necessitated by the casting of the expansion joints that was longer than 14m. Other repairs that had been carried out only warranted a partial closure of the bridge.  People from Island are expected to have access to the bridge before the end of the day.  However, The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos Mr. Olukayode Popoola informed

  1 year ago ago
Third Mainland Bridge partially Opened After Total Lockdown At Weekend.

POLITICS

Abia: Work Commences At Osisioma Junction, Aba-Ikot Ekpene Nov 23

Abia State Government has hinted that work will commence at the Osisioma junction to Alaoji portion of Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway as well as the Abia portion of the Aba-Ikot Ekpene highway. This follows a meeting of key stakeholders which include the Federal Controller of Works in Abia State, Engr. Obioha, and a representative of Arab Contractors with the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu on Friday. An agreement was reached that work will commence in the affected portions on 23rd of this month and must

  2 years ago ago
Abia: Work Commences At Osisioma Junction, Aba-Ikot Ekpene Nov 23