FG to resume Third Mainland Bridge renovation – The Punch

FG to resume Third Mainland Bridge renovation – The Punch


The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos Reveal, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday stated consultations fill been on for one other section of repair works to start on the Third Mainland Bridge.
Popoola suggested the News Agency of Nigeria that the consultations fill been in opposition to evolving most life like traffic administration structure.
“We must salvage upkeep work on the Third Mainland Bridge very soon. In all likelihood on the 24th. We would also merely shut it from the 24th of July.
“We are nonetheless understanding the modalities and when we most life like the traffic administration concept we are able to switch to design.
“The total lot being anticipated for the repairs of the bridge arrived the nation in consequence of this we need to start the repairs now,’’ he stated.
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NAN reports that the bridge which has long gone via a chain of rehabilitation works change into once final shut in August 2018 for a 3 days investigative upkeep test.
Thereafter, some parts obligatory for completion of repairs fill been sourced out of the country because they weren’t available locally.
The 11.8km Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland.
The bridge begins from Oworonshoki which is linked to the Apapa-Oshodi Freeway and the Lagos-Ibadan Freeway and ends on the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island.
It change into once constructed in 1990 and change into once the longest in Africa unless 1996 when The sixth October Bridge in Cairo change into once completed.


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