The new Tinubu administration has set aside the sum of N15 billion for the proposed repairs of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State.
This is detailed in the recently passed 2023 supplementary budget of N2.18 trillion. The government further stated that it will be paying the sum of N11,400,608 approximately N11.4 billion for the earlier EKo/Marine Bridges constructions.
The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, Mrs Olukorede Kesha, said, “Given the above, the motoring public is, hereby, notified that the repair works will begin with the ramps connecting Oworoshoki to Adekunle and Lagos- Island (Adeniji Adele) to Adekunle simultaneously.
“Consequently, the two ramps mentioned above will be closed to traffic by 7 am on Monday, November 6, 2023, for five weeks.
She also advised motorists to fully cooperate with traffic management officials during the periods of the repairs. She said: “Motorists are, therefore, advised to cooperate with the traffic management officials by obeying and observing all diversions as directed and are encouraged to use the alternative routes as provided.”