Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "bridge"

    ALERT: FG to shut third mainland bridge for repairs on July 27

ALERT: FG to shut third mainland bridge for repairs on July 27

Adedamola Kuti, federal controller of works in Lagos, on Tuesday said consultations were ongoing for the closure of third mainland bridge in Lagos for repairs.The bridge connects the mainland part of Nigeria's commercial capital to the Island, where many corporate organisations have their head office.Kuti said the ministry of works would hold a meeting with stakeholders on Wednesday to discuss [...]

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    Another children’s amusement park bridge collapses in Imo

Another children’s amusement park bridge collapses in Imo

A bridge inside the children’s amusement park at the Ikemba Ojukwu Centre in Owerri, Imo state capital, has reportedly collapsed.The bridge caved in on Tuesday evening after a heavy downpour, NAN reports.It was built by the administration of Rochas Okorocha, the state governor, and serves as a tourism site.There were no casualties from the incident.Ogechi Ololo, the state commissioner for happiness and [...]

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    Travellers stranded as Delta shuts Niger bridge over LG election

Travellers stranded as Delta shuts Niger bridge over LG election

Numerous holidaymakers are stranded in Onitsha, Anambra state, as the River Niger bridge is currently closed to all road users.According to the travellers, police officers, members of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and authorities from the state government, announced to them that gate to the bridge would remain locked till 3pm because of the ongoing local government election in Delta [...]

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    PHOTOS: Lagos removes dilapidated Fadeyi pedestrian bridge

PHOTOS: Lagos removes dilapidated Fadeyi pedestrian bridge

The Lagos state government has removed the battered pedestrian bridge at Fadeyi bus stop, Ikorodu road.The bridge is expected to be replaced in no time.Here are photos from the exercise which was recently carried out:[...]

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    3 die as accident causes total traffic lockdown on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

3 die as accident causes total traffic lockdown on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Three people lost their lives in an accident involving six vehicles on the Kara bridge of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway in the early hours of Wednesday.The accident, which occurred on the Lagos outbound lane of the bridge, forced several drivers to abandon their vehicles on the road.Some vehicles were still burning as of the time of filing this report. Scores of [...]

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    Ijora-Apapa bridge shut down INDEFINITELY for repairs

Ijora-Apapa bridge shut down INDEFINITELY for repairs

Ijora-Apapa bridge has been shut down indefinitely to allow for detailed work on a part that is collapsing and to "save lives".Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, said this on Sunday at a consultative meeting at Apapa Area "B" police command.He said since repair of the bridge was not captured in the 2016 budget, most of the work [...]

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