The Lagos State Government has announced the postponement of the planned palliative works on the failed sections of the Third Mainland Bridge.
The repairs were scheduled to go on for two consecutive Sundays, September 17 and 24, between 7 am to 7 pm on both days.
However, in a statement by Commissioner for transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, the postponement is due to the heavy downpour experienced in all parts of the metropolis today.
He explained that the rain has affected the preliminaries of the planned palliative works on the asphalt pavement of the bridge by the Lagos State Public Works Corporation
The Transport Commissioner also assured that a later date which will be subject to weather conditions will be duly communicated for the palliative works, urging motorists to continue to access the bridge with observance of safety measures.