Monday, September 24, 2018

Tag "Third mainland bridge"

    Avoid Lagos Island if you can, says LASTMA on closure of third mainland bridge

Avoid Lagos Island if you can, says LASTMA on closure of third mainland bridge

Olawale Musa, general manager of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), has advised motorists without urgent need to move in and out of the Island to avoid the alternative routes in view of the closure of the third mainland bridge.Mamud Hassan, spokesman of LASTMA, quoted Musa as saying this while addressing his men on the measures taken to ease traffic [...]

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    Third mainland bridge to be closed after Eid-el-Kabir

Third mainland bridge to be closed after Eid-el-Kabir

The Lagos state government says the third mainland bridge will be shut down for four days.Ade Akinsanya, Lagos commissioner for works and infrastructure, said the closure will begin from August 23 to 26 for investigative maintenance test to be carried out.The bridge will be closed a day after 2018 Eid-el-Kabir celebration.Sina Thorpe, deputy director, public affairs division of the works ministry, [...]

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    FG postpones closure of third mainland bridge till August

FG postpones closure of third mainland bridge till August

The federal government has postponed the closure of the third mainland bridge for maintenance test from July 27 to August 24.Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday.The bridge, earlier scheduled to be closed from July 27 to July 30, will now be shut to vehicular movement from  August 24 to August [...]

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    Many ‘trapped’ in total traffic lockdown on third mainland bridge

Many ‘trapped’ in total traffic lockdown on third mainland bridge

Repair works being carried out on third mainland bridge in Lagos have not only created inconvenience, but left many commuters stranded.On a daily basis, thousands of cars use the bridge in connecting Lagos Island from the mainland part of the cosmopolitan city.The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) commenced rehabilitation on it on Monday, and there was little or no hassle.However, [...]

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    Lagos in total traffic lockdown

Lagos in total traffic lockdown

There was gridlock in different parts of Lagos on Monday following the return of heavy duty vehicles to major roads in the state.The government had restricted the movements of trucks within the metropolis to 9pm and 6am after an accident involving a truck led to the loss of three lives in the Ojuelegba area of the state earlier in the [...]

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