Lagos: Third Mainland Bridge to Fully Reopen April 4 After Repairs

The deteriorating condition of the bridge, including deflection of slabs, deterioration of piers, and rusting of steel casings, necessitated an estimated N21 billion for rehabilitation.
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The Third Mainland Bridge, an integral artery in Lagos State's transport network, is slated to reopen on April 4, 2024.

This statement follows a partial shutdown that began on January 9 for necessary repairs, demonstrating the Lagos State Government's commitment to ensuring the safety and efficiency of its infrastructure.

Oluwaseun Osiyemi, Commissioner for Transportation, announced the reopening on Saturday.

The repair work on the Third Mainland Bridge began in January in response to Minister of Works, Sen Dave Umahi, who underlined the urgent need for maintenance.
The deteriorating condition of the bridge, including deflection of slabs, deterioration of piers, and rusting of steel casings, necessitated an estimated N21 billion for rehabilitation.
Lagos Commissioner for Transport, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, thanked Lagos residents for their tolerance and cooperation during the repair period.
The collaborative effort of the government and the community has been critical in ensuring the smooth progress of the reconstruction work.
The government's commitment to tackling major infrastructure issues is further demonstrated by mobilizing funds for Julius Berger Nigeria PLC.

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