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FG to close Third Mainland Bridge for 24 hours Wednesday

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The Federal Ministry of Works has announced a planned total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge.

According to a statement signed by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, Olukorede Kesha, on Monday, the closure would commence at 12 noon on Wednesday, February 28, till 12 noon on Thursday, February 29, 2024.

The statement read, “The Federal Ministry of Works wishes to inform the motoring public that in continuation of the ongoing rehabilitation works on the Third Mainland Bridge, both bounds of the carriageways of the bridge would be closed to traffic from 12-noon on Wednesday, 28th to 12-noon on Thursday, 29th February 2024; to allow the contractor execute a major aspect of the ongoing repair works on the bridge.

“Consequently, the bridge would not be opened to traffic during this critical 24-hour period. Thus, all road users are advised to use alternative routes during this period.”

Motorists were advised to cooperate with the traffic management officials deployed to manage traffic and ensure hitch-free movements to minimise discomfort during the 24 hours.

While thanking the general public for their continued cooperation and understanding, Keisha stated that all inconveniences were regretted.