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Federal Government Shuts Lagos Island-bound side of Third Mainland Bridge for 24 hours


February 19, 2024

The Federal Government at the weekend announced a 24 hour closure on the Third Mainland Bridge for Iyana Oworonshoki-Lagos Island-bound traffic from midnight on Sunday, February 18 to midnight of today Monday, February 19.

The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, Mrs Olukorede Kesha, in a statement on Saturday night, said the emergency measure was to help fix an important section of the bridge undergoing comprehensive repairs.

She said motorists coming out of the Island and heading towards Oworonshoki would have full access on the bridge throughout the 24 hours closure.

Motorists are further advised to cooperate with the traffic management officials deployed to manage traffic during the repair period.