Lagos to shut Third Mainland Bridge on Saturday




Lagos State Government is to shut the Third Mainland Bridge for the umpteenth time at midnight on Saturday.

Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederick Oladeinde, made the announcement in Lagos in Thursday.

He said the closure, to last till 7pm on Sunday, would enable the contractor working on the bridge to move its equipment without vehicular interruption.

“Motorists from Ogudu, Alapere and Gbagada are advised to use Ikorodu Road, Jibowu and Yaba as alternative routes, while Iyana Oworonsoki bound traffic from the Lagos Island, Iddo, Oyingbo, Adekunle and Yaba should use Herbert Macaulay Way, Jibowu and Ikorodu road as alternative routes,” he stated.