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Lagos Govt Reopens Third Mainland Bridge After Rehabilitation

Lagos State government will, today, reopen the Third Mainland Bridge, after it was closed for rehabilitation works on some sections of the ever busy bridge, yesterday, between 9am and 4 pm.   It was gathered that before the intervention of the state government to rehabilitate the identified failed and peeled asphaltic sections of the 11.8…”
Olamide
August 15, 2022 10:39 am

Lagos State government will, today, reopen the Third Mainland Bridge, after it was closed for rehabilitation works on some sections of the ever busy bridge, yesterday, between 9am and 4 pm.

 

It was gathered that before the intervention of the state government to rehabilitate the identified failed and peeled asphaltic sections of the 11.8 kilometre-long bridge, it was discovered that some sections were riddled with potholes on both sides of it.

 

It was learnt that the bridge has large of potholes and could be spotted at several portions on both sides of the bridge, while there were openings on the expansion joints.

 

 

In a moving vehicle, you could see the lagoon water through openings on the expansion joints.

 

Reacting to the situation, Director of Highways, Bridges and Design, Federal of Works and Housing, Engr. Oluropo Oyetade, said, “ I have asked the Controller of Works to assess the bridge and send me the report. I cannot say anything for now until I have the report. I promise to call you for my comment when I have the assessment report”.

 

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