This is to bring to the attention of all Lagos motorists that the state government will be closing the Adekunle - Adeniji section of the 3rd mainland bridge from Oct 30 to Nov 1. This important notice is currently being communicated via several media outlets to ensure that motorists plying the affected route are prepared for the inconvenience. The state government has confirmed that the route will be closed for proper rehabilitation process during the stipulated period.
The Adekunle - Adeniji section of the 3rd Mainland bridge will be closed from Oct 30 to Nov 1 - LASG
Dr Frederic Oladeinde, the commissioner for transportation in Lagos State explained in his recent public statement that the repair works would have been done 2 weeks ago if there were no riots and protests across the state. The commissioner further explained that the reparation of the Adekunle – Adeniji bridge section is part of the overall second phase of ongoing rehabilitation works being done to the Lagos 3rd mainland bridge.
Dr Oladeinde mentioned in his public statement that he appreciates the patience and cooperation of Lagos motorists as engineers continue rehabilitation works on the popular bridge. He also advised affected commuters and motorists to stick with the Govt’s revealed traffic diversion plan for 3rd Mainland bridge users amidst ongoing repair works. Similarly, he encouraged other road users to follow any available alternative routes in reaching their various destinations, while repair works on the bridge are set to continue over the next few months.
Below is a recent video uploaded by the Ministry of Works to give an update on the repair works being done to the Lagos 3rd mainland bridge.
Ongoing Repairs and Restoration of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos - Week Five