In a recent announcement, the Federal Government has declared the temporary closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for essential repair works.

The closure is scheduled to commence from midnight on Saturday, October 21, and will remain in effect until midnight on Sunday, October 22.

Mrs. Olukorede Kesha, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, stated that the government is fully prepared to initiate comprehensive rehabilitation efforts on the bridge, starting with critical repairs of the deteriorated sections.

To address the ongoing challenges faced by motorists, the Ministry has planned palliative measures to alleviate the inconvenience caused.

In her statement, Kesha urged road users to cooperate with traffic management officials and adhere to all diversion instructions for smooth traffic flow.

While the palliative works are scheduled for Sunday, October 22, on the Adeniji bound carriageway, motorists are encouraged to consider alternative routes whenever possible during this period.

Consequently, the Adeniji bound of the bridge will be inaccessible from Saturday, October 21, until Sunday, October 22, at midnight.

As the closure approaches, it is essential for motorists and commuters to plan their journeys accordingly and make use of alternate routes to minimize disruptions.

The temporary closure of the Third Mainland Bridge serves as a proactive step in maintaining the integrity of Lagos’ transportation network, and the Ministry appreciates the public’s patience and understanding during this period of necessary maintenance.

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