FG To Shut Down Third Mainland Bridge

By Ikenga Chronicles July 11, 2018

FG To Shut Down Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, has announced that the Third Mainland Bridge will soon be shut down for repairs.

Kuti revealed that the Ministry of works will meet on Wednesday with stakeholders to discuss how to manage traffic during the repairs.

“The Federal Executive Council has approved the maintenance work on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State.

“The project has taken off already and in carrying out the work, we may, at certain times, be shutting down the bridge for maintenance.

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“At the moment, we may begin with tests on the bridge; so, we may shut it by 12 midnight on Thursday and carry out tests and some repairs and open it to traffic by midnight on Sunday,’’ he said.

He added: “We have contracts on maintenance of some of the bridges in Lagos. We are completing maintenance work on the expansion joints on the Coconut Bridge.

“We expect the contractor to start work on the Independence Bridge in Lagos.

“There is repair work going on currently on the Apapa Bridge, that is, Ijora/Leventis Bridge.

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“Maintenance work is ongoing on the Ijora-7up Bridge. We are also changing the expansion joints.

“On the bridge around the National Stadium area, we are putting covers to all the stolen manholes, we are replacing the steel covers from Stadium to Costain,” he said.