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Lagos announces diversion on 3rd Mainland Bridge again



Third Mainland Bridge will be shut for three days from August 24

The Lagos State Government through its Public Works Corporation in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has announced a palliative works to be carried out on the failed sections of the 3rd Mainland Bridge for Two consecutive Sundays commences from Sunday 17th and Sunday 24th September, 2023, 7.00 am to 7.00 pm each Sunday.

In a statement signed the permanent secratary, ministry of transportation, Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola,  proposed works will be strictly executed in two phases with phase one focusing on only the most critical sections on the Iyana Oworonshoki inward Adeniji Adele/Lagos Island.

The palliative works were scheduled for Sundays to minimize inconveniences for motorists.

The following alternative routes have been made available for use during the rehabilitation works;


Motorists from Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Alapere/Ogudu axis inwards Lagos Island will be diverted towards Gbagada-Oshodi Expressway to link Ikorodu Road/Funsho Williams Avenue to access Eko Bridge and Lagos Island.


Motorists from Lagos Mainland going through Herbert Macaulay Road (Adekunle axis) inwards Lagos Island via 3rd Mainland Bridge will be diverted towards Muritala Mohammed Way to make use of Carter Bridge to link Lagos Island.

Toriola ugre motorists to be patient and observe safety measures during the palliative works on the asphalt pavement of the bridge.