Breaking News: Lagos government reopens Third Mainland Bridge


Lagos State Government yesterday reopened the Third Mainland Bridge, which was temporarily closed for Investigative Maintenance Test.

The state government in a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam, said the decision to reopen the bridge earlier than announced followed the completion of the test by engineers.

The statement also thanked motorists and residents for their cooperation and patience while the closure lasted.

The Lagos State Government, in partnership with the federal government, had temporarily shut the bridge for the investigative maintenance test with the closure initially scheduled to last from midnight of last Thursday to midnight of Sunday.