The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola on Wednesday reported an additional three days of a complete shutdown of the Third Mainland Bridge for another round of delicate expansion joints replacement.
Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the telephone that the shutdown would begin from midnight on Friday to midnight on Monday, Feb. 1.
He clarified that construction works had arrived at the stage for projecting cement on extra three expansion joints, thus the need to stop all constructions on the bridge that could cause vibrations.
He said that the 72 hours conclusion was to guarantee that the solid sets appropriately during the relieving cycle’s to make the restoration works awesome and strong.
He offered for the comprehension of Lagos occupants saying that, the Muhammadu Buhari organization was enthusiastic about quality framework conveyance and security of street clients.
“Messers Boroni Prono is intending to project three number expansion joints on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st.
” This will require an all-out conclusion of Third Mainland bridge from 12:00 midnight of Friday 29th till midnight of Monday first February 2021.
“We are upset for the bothers this may cause Lagosians, “Popoola said.
NAN reports that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, which is experiencing an arrangement of fixes, must be halfway closed on July 24 for another round of recovery works.
The maintenance expected to the most recent half-year was stretched out by one month because of the new #EndSARS protests in Lagos expanding the culmination date from January 2021 to February.
The construction was at first separated into two periods of a quarter of a year on every carriageway, beginning with the Oworonsoki bound carriageway whose finish hauled to four months.
Traffic was part of the way redirected on a stretch of 3.5km where development is continuous between Adeniji Ramp and Ebute Meta, while distinctive time belts were designated for traffic redirections on the bridge.
The 11.8km bridge is the longest of the three bridges associating Lagos Island to the Mainland.
The bridge begins from Oworonshoki, which is connected to the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and closures at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island.
Developed in 1990, the bridge was decreed to be the longest in Africa until 1996 when the Oct. 6 Bridge in Cairo, Egypt was finished.* BEST DEALS & OFFERS*
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