Saturday, 7 July 2012

3RD MAINLAND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE ROUTINE COMMENCES...

Repairs on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos will begin today, Saturday, 7th July, 2012, following a suspension of the job a week ago.


The 11.8 kilometres Third Mainland Bridge is the longest in Africa and the repair work that begins today would cost the government N1,055,477,608.16.

The contractor, Borini Prono would mobilise to site today and the maintenance work is expected to be completed in November, 2012.

Lagosians are advised to take alternative routes to the island. Alternative routes available for use during the period are: Ikorodu Road-Yaba-Oyingbo-Iddo-Lagos Island; Ikorodu Road-Western Avenue-Lagos Island; Agege Motor Road-Oshodi-Apapa-Lagos Island/Victoria Island and Apapa-Oshodi Expressway-Mile 2-Orile-Lagos Island/Victoria Island.