FG Announces Partial Shutdown of Third Mainland Bridge for Repairs on January 9

The Federal Government has announced that the Iyana Oworonshoki-Adeniji Adele section of the Third Mainland Bridge will be shut down at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.

This information was disclosed by Olukorede Kesha, the Lagos State Controller of Works, in a statement issued on Thursday. Ms. Kesha explained that the closure will affect the Lagos Island-bound carriageway of the bridge. She urged motorists to adhere to traffic regulations and utilize alternative routes to avoid inconvenience as extensive repairs are carried out on the highway.

She stated, “The federal government, through the Federal Ministry of Works, wish to inform the motoring public that the emergency repairs of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos will continue with the closure of Iyana Oworonshoki-Adeniji Adele bound for the effective repairs of the entire section of the bridge.

“Consequent upon the above, motorists are hereby advised to use alternative routes.”

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The suggested detours include Ojota-Ikorodu Road, Funsho Williams Avenue, Eko Bridge, Apogbon-CMS, and Ojota-Ikorodu Road, Jibowu-Yaba, Oyingbo-Iddo, and Carter Bridge-CMS.

Another alternative is Gbagada-Anthony-Ikorodu Road-Funsho Williams-Eko Bridge-Apogbon-CMS.