Third Mainland Bridge: Lagos reports date for beginning of support work


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The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said discussions were on for another period of fix attempts to start on the Third Mainland Bridge on July 24.

Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the discussions were towards advancing an ideal traffic the board engineering.

“We need to accomplish upkeep take a shot at the Third Mainland Bridge very soon. Probably on the 24th. We may close it from July 24.

“We are as yet working out the modalities, and when we impeccable the traffic the board plan, we will move to the site.

“Everything being normal for the fixes of the scaffold showed up in the nation that is the reason we need to begin the fixes now,” he said.

Review that the extension which has experienced a progression of restoration works was last closed in August 2018 for a three days analytical upkeep check.

From that point, a few segments required for culmination of fixes were sourced abroad on the grounds that they were not accessible locally.

The 11.8km Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three extensions interfacing Lagos Island to the territory.

The extension begins from Oworonshoki which is connected to the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and finishes at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island.

It was developed in 1990 and was the longest in Africa until 1996 when The sixth October Bridge in Cairo was finished.

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