The Federal Ministry of Power, Works & Housing in collaboration with the Lagos state government will at 12midnight, August 23rd close the Third Mainland bridge till midnight of August 26.
This is to allow for inspection to help ascertain the integrity of the structure as preparations are ongoing for its full maintenance/repair
Residents and commuters who have to move between the Island and the mainland are hereby adviced to use suggested alternative routes for easy access to and fro.
They are as follows:
From Lagos Abeokuta, Agege, Ogba and Ikeja to make use of Oshodi via Mushin Ojuelegba to connect Carter Bridge into Island, while those from Ikorodu, Maryland are to make use of Funsho Williams Avenue, formerly, Western Avenue via Yaba to Oyinbo and connect Eko Bridge into Island.
Motorists from Okokomaiko, Festac, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway are enjoined to ply through Ajegunle via Marine Bridge to Ijora to connect Carter Bridge to Apongbon into Lagos Island while motorists from the Island are expected to ply Eko Bridge and Carter Bridge into Mainland, while those in Lekki Ajah can also make use of Epe axis through Imota into Ikorodu.
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