The Lagos State Government is set to execute repair works on the failed sections of the Third Mainland Bridge for two consecutive Sundays.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of transportation, Abdulhafiz Toriola, who announced this added that the work would take place on Sunday 17 and Sunday 24, September, 2023, between the hours of 7am to 7pm.
He added that the proposed works will be strictly executed in two phases with phase one focusing on only the most critical sections on the Iyana Oworonshoki inward Adeniji Adele/Lagos Island.
Toriola explained that the palliative works were scheduled for Sundays inorder to minimize inconveniences for motorists.
Toriola, therefore advised motorists to ply the following alternative routes made available during the rehabilitation works which are; Scene 1, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Alapere/Ogudu axis inwards Lagos Island will be diverted towards Gbagada-Oshodi Expressway to link Ikorodu Road/Funsho Williams Avenue to access Eko Bridge and Lagos Island.
While motorists from Lagos Mainland going through Herbert Macaulay Road (Adekunle axis) inwards Lagos Island via Third Mainland Bridge will be diverted towards Muritala Mohammed Way to make use of Carter Bridge to link Lagos Island.