Federal Government commence closure of third Mainland bridge as concrete barricade was use to mouth of the bridge as repairs begins.
These signify the commencement on the repairs of the almost 30 years old bridge.
The closure and maintenance of the bridge will last for not fewer than 6month.
The barricade was place on the bridge on Friday night and will be placed till Saturday when it will be open for traffic.
The Federal Controller of Works, Olukayode Popoola, explained the rhythm to Channels TV:
“In the morning when you are going to resume your work, right from Oworonshoki, you use the same line that you normally use to go and work.
“By 12 in the afternoon, we close this lane so you can now divert. We have created diversion as you can see it,” he said.
Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola explained that the maintenance of the busiest bridge in the country was aimed at replacing damaged components for a better motoring experience.
The maintenance will only cover 3.5km of the 11.8km of the bridge.
Lagos resident and Nigerians have taken to social media to comment on the development.
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