The Third Mainland Bridge will be shut to motorists to allow the commencement of remedial repair on bad portions of the bridge, the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has announced.
The repair to be carried out through the Lagos Public Works Corporation, LPWC, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Works, will see the bridge closed for two consecutive Sundays, September 17 and 24 between the hours of 7.00 am and 7.00 pm each Sunday.
“The proposed works will be strictly executed in two phases with phase one focusing on only the most critical sections on the Iyana-Oworonsoki inward Adeniji Adele/Lagos Island,” he said.
In a released travel advisory to ensure seamless movement of traffic, traffic from the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Alapere/Ogudu axis, inwards Lagos Island, will be diverted towards Gbagada-Oshodi Expressway to link Ikorodu Road/Funsho Williams Avenue to access Eko Bridge and Lagos Island.
Motorists from Lagos Mainland going through Herbert Macaulay Road (Adekunle axis) inwards Lagos Island via Third Mainland Bridge will be diverted towards Murtala Muhammed Way to make use of Carter Bridge to link Lagos Island.