Third Mainland Bridge Opens Fully To Traffic – Fashola
The Honourable Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN has today announced in Abuja the final opening to traffic of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos from Saturday, February 27, 2021 at midday.
This brings to final completion the rehabilitation and maintenance works which necessitated the partial closure of the Bridge since July 24, 2020.
Mr. Fashola who gave the directives after reviewing the report from the Director Bridges and Design on the update of the rehabilitation works, thanked Lagosians for their patience and understanding while the rehabilitation work was going on.
In view of this the Honourable Minister said, “there was no longer any need for us to close the bridge to traffic”.
The Minister also thanked the Lagos State Government and their officials for their effective collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing engineers in ensuring the supervision and provision of traffic control support services to the contractors.
The Honourable Minister on behalf of the Federal Government expressed his deep appreciation to all those who played one positive role or another including contractor Messrs Borini Prono; FERMA, LASTMA, FRSC , media and civil society organizations too numerous to mention individually.
In particular, the Minister acknowledges and thanks all the commuters whose patience, understanding and cooperation were the biggest tools for the successful execution of the works and wishes all motorists who use the Bridge a safe motoring experience.
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WORKS AND HOUSING'S (FMW&H) INSPECTION OF REHABILITATION, AND RECONSTRUCTION OF NIGERIA PORTS AUTHORITY ROADS, APAPA OSHODI-OWOROSHOKI EXPRESSWAY IN LAGOS STATE ON SUNDAY 17TH JANUARY, 2021
(L-R) Director Highways, Construction and Rehabilitation, Engr. Funsho Adebiyi, Director Highways South-West, Engr. Adedamola Kuti and Director Press & Public Relations Unit, Mrs. Akinola Boade
FASHOLA INSPECTS COMPLETED EMERGENCY REPAIRS ON OBALENDE BRIDGE IN LAGOS STATE
Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle),the Director Highways, Bridges and Design, Engr. Emmanuel Adeoye (right),Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Engr. Olukayode Popoola (2nd right) and others during the inspection of the recently completed Emergency Repairs of the damage caused on May 1, 2020 by the explosion from a Petrol-laden truck to the Obalende Bridge in Lagos State on Thursday, 14th January 2021