LAGOS—THE ever- busy Third Mainland Bridge closed for investigative maintenance test was reopened, yesterday, at about 5 pm for vehicular movement against 12 midnight, initially scheduled, as residents, motorists, commuters heaved a sigh of relief.Read More
The Lagos State Government has reassured residents and motorists of seamless traffic movement during the three-day closure of Third Mainland Bridge for investigative maintenance test, which commenced Thursday and expected to end midnight tomorrow, Sunday, August 26th.Read More
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti on Friday said tests on 15 expansion joints on the Third Mainland Bridge had been completed.Read More
Motorists and other road users on Friday poured praises on traffic management agencies for sustaining smooth traffic flow, in spite of the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge.Read More
THE temporary closure of the Third Mainland Bridge to allow for a three-day investigative maintenance test prior to its repair began last night with strong indications that serious hardship awaits motorists and other road users in Lagos. Reason: Most of the alternative routes announced by the Lagos State Government are currently blocked by trucks.Read More
AS the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, in collaboration with the Lagos State Government commences a three-day investigative maintenance test on the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight, August 22, the Lagos State Government has assured residents of free flow of traffic, urging motorists and residents to comply with all traffic rules and directional signs to alternative routes during the period.Read More
THE Lagos State Government has said that the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut for four days beginning from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26, 2018 to allow for investigative maintenance test to be carried before embarking on proper repairs in future.Read More
No fewer than 24 passengers, Wednesday, escaped being roasted to death, when fire gutted two vehicles on Third Mainland Bridge.Read More
Six people including the driver of a space bus, on Wednesday, escaped fire outbreak, when the bus they were travelling in caught fire on the Third Mainland Bridge.
The incident occurred at about 7.15am inward Lagos Island.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, justified the action thus: “The shift was done in order to give succour and relief to the people of Lagos State and other inter-state road users and support the efforts of the state government”.Read More
THE Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, Tuesday, disclosed that plans are ongoing to shutdown the Third Mainland bridge for repairs.
Mr. Kuti, who spoke with Vanguard, said the Federal Ministry of Works would hold a meeting with stakeholders today in Lagos to discuss how to manage traffic during the repairs.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, said on Tuesday that consultations had begun for the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for repairs.Read More
It was a lucky day for 24 passengers in the early hours, Wednesday, as they narrowly escaped death when a commercial bus they were travelling in suddenly, somersaulted on Third Mainland Bridge inward Lagos Island.Read More
The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday warned some protesters planning to block Third Mainland Bridge and other critical public infrastructure in Lagos over the new Land Use Charge (LUC) of the State Government, saying any attempt to breach public peace will be met with stiff resistance.Read More
The Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, has come under heavy criticism from Lagos residents over the abandonment of the repair works in the Third Mainland Bridge and other adjoining roads.Read More