How Will The Closure Of Third Mainland Bridge Affect Lagosians?

 How Will The Closure Of Third Mainland Bridge Affect Lagosians?

Third mainland bridgeAnother round of repairs is scheduled to commence soon on the third mainland bridge soon in Lagos.

Our Lagos division Bureau chief Jubril Folami takes a look at what neccesitated this repair works and the impact it will have on Lagosians.
Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland.
The eight-lane bridge was opened in 1990 and it is one of the longest in Africa, with millions of commuters using it on daily.
With heavy vehicular movements on the 11.8km bridge it is expected that wear and tear would occur, this calls for a regular maintenance of the bridge.
The Third Mainland Bridge is an essential part of commuting daily in Lagos, and shutting it even for an hour will surely affect lagosians, how ready are the people for the repair works?

Mariam Harun

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