The Third Mainland Bridge Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos island to the mainland.The bridge starts from Oworonshoki which is linked to the Oshodi-Apapa expressway and and Lagos-Ibadan expressway, and ends at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island.The phase one of the project was commissioned by President Shehu Shagari in 1980 and completed by President Ibrahim Babangida in 1990.
Some passengers in a commercial bus escaped death but sustained various degrees of injuries in the afternoon of Friday, April 2, when the bus they were in lost control and rammed into a car from behind on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State.
A motorist driving a Land Rover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) escapes death on Tuesday, April 6, when he lost control of the vehicle due to excessive speeding, making it to somersault on the Third Mainland Bridge.
6months After Closure of 3MB for Repair, See What A Lady Noticed Today That Sparked Reactions Online
The Federal Government has finally reopened the Third Mainland Bridge after closing it for about six months for rehabilitation.Motorists have started using the bridge since 12noon on Saturday.However, a lady has noticed some things about the newly rehabilitated bridge.
Since colonial times, Africa countries have built transport infrastructure to facilitate the movement of people and goods and also links the major cities through building of bridges.Below are the top 6 longest bridges in Africa.1.6th October Bridge, Egypt This is the current longest bridge in Africa, The 6th October Bridge in Cairo, Egypt.
It was sheer grace that saved a driver and two other occupants of a bus on Monday, February 15, when the vehicle they were in somersaulted as a result of excessive speed, landing on its side at the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. The incident happened around 3:00 p.m. at Ilaje area inwards Oworonsoki part of the state when the bus, which was coming from the Island end of the Third Mainland bridge, lost control and was said to have somersaulted in the process. It was gathered that the driver of the vehicle,
Despite being a small city, Lagos State still remains the most populous and major financial centre of Nigeria.Here are 5 things you should know about this megacity.1.
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The minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has on Thursday inspected the ongoing work at the third mainland bridge in Lagos state. Recall that the bridge was partially closed 6 months ago for maintenance work. The closure started on July 24, 2020. it is expected to last for 6 months but the #Endsars protest halted the development works on the bridge for a while. in lieu of this, the repair work was extended by one month, thereby extending the completion date from January 2021 to February 2021. Fashola
The Federal Government has released a new statement about the reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge -- one of the few bridges that connect the mainland and the island in Lagos. The initial agreed date for the reopening was Monday 15 February, 2021, but for the sake of the users' safety, the government has decided to shift the date again. This is to allow the total completion of work on the bridge. The Third Mainland Bridge was shutdown for repairs in July, 2020. The repair of the bridge was said to run for
FG speaks on reopening Third mainland bridge The Federal government closed the Third mainland Bridge on the 6th of July, 2020 to carry out repairs on the bridge. The FG says the bridge will be opened and accessible to Nigerians as from 12 midnight of January 31st. Federal controller of works, Lagos state, Mr Olukayode Popola told the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) via phone call that the contractor was able to complete the repair works on the bridge on Saturday. The reopening of the bridge is coming 24hours before
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After 6-months Of Closure Check Out A Section Of Third Mainland Bridge Which Still Needs Maintenance
On the 6 July 2020, it was announced that the Third Mainland Bridge will be closed for six months due to repairs, replacement of bearings and worn-out expansion joint to prolong its life as it was first announced by Federal Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. In a tweet that
Authorities in Lagos have confirmed that they will finally open the third mainland bridge on 27th February, 2021 after over six months of closure.
The federal government has reopened the Third Mainland Bridge, in Lagos for re-use to the people of the state after a seven-month renovation.
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
The federal government has shutdown the Third Mainland Bridge for three days for another round of rehabilitation. Mr Olukayode Popoola, the federal controller of works on Wednesday in a telephone conversation with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said the bridge would be closed for 72 hours, and also stated that it will take effect on Friday to midnight Monday, February 1st. He explained that the construction works had reached the stage for casting concrete on additional three expansion joints, hence, there
Following the announcement by the Ministry of Works that the popular 3rd Mainland Bridge would be closed from the midnight of Friday, January 29 to Monday, February 1, 2021, Twitter users have been showing their displeasure at the development. Here's what some are saying: @Ridwanullahi on Twitter stated "FG should conclude this Third Mainland Bridge repair please. I miss going to work at 7:30 am." @iamangelmessi on Twitter stated "Only God knows when this third Mainland Bridge will be free of repairs!" @PrinxezMist
Lagos State is shutting down Third Mainland Bridge come Friday Lagos State Government has proclaim the total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight of Friday to Saturday midnight.
The federal authorities has directed the Third Mainland Bridge to be close down for any different seventy two hours for any other spherical of sensitive expansion joints replacement. Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola who made the announcement on Wednesday, January 27 stated the closure will assist concrete set well all via the curing process’ to make the rehabilitation artwork flawlessly and durable. Popoola noted the stoppage of moves that might cause vibrations will aid to accumulate