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FG to shut Third Mainland Bridge for Six months.



Federal Government has announced the shutting down of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for repair and it will take up to six months.

In a fresh report reaching us at Live News Nigeria speculated that, the repair will kick off on July 24th according to Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola.

He did not say if the closure will be partial or total, but he gave July 24 as the likely date another phase of works will begin.

Popoola did not also disclose how long the closure will last.

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Speaking to NAN on Monday, Popoola said consultations were ongoing towards evolving a perfect traffic management architecture.

He added that the modalities for the repair process were still being worked on.

“We want to do maintenance work on Third Mainland Bridge very soon, most likely on the 24th. We may close it from 24th of July,” he said.

“We are still working out the modalities and when we perfect the traffic management plan, we will move to site.

“Everything being expected for the repairs of the bridge arrived the country, that is why we want to start the repairs now.”


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