The Federal Government of Nigeria, announced on the 25th of July, 2020, the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for maintenance.
The maintenance process is scheduled to last for 6 months, this decision is necessary to ensure the bridge is in good condition, for as long as possible.
The government has identified alternative routes for motorists to use, pending the time, the maintenance project will be completed.
The repair work is going to cover Adeniji end to Adekunle end of the bridge.
The Third Mainland Bridge, second-longest in Africa, starts from Oworonshoki and connects Apapa - Oshodi Expressway including the Lagos- Ibadan Expressway.
The bridge ends at Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island. The bridge was inaugurated by the former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, in 1990.
Traffic wardens have been deployed at strategic places, to manage the traffic at the alternative routes created, by the government.
The Third Mainland Bridge is one of the busiest bridges in Africa
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