The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola on Tuesday reported a 72-hour complete conclusion of the Third Mainland Bridge to project concrete on thee development joints.
Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the closure will produce results from 12 PM on Saturday to 12 PM on Tuesday.
There will be absolute conclusion of Third Mainland Bridge to take into consideration the projecting of three number extension joints on the Island Bound path”
The compelling date of the conclusion will be from 12:00 12 PM of 25th of December. So individuals will be permitted to utilize the Third Mainland Bridge to observe Christmas.
When the Christmas is slowing down which is 12:00 12 PM, we are going to close it with the goal that we will have the option to project the solid on Saturday the 26th and 27th we cast once more.
Also, we need around 72 hours for this solid to set. Subsequently, the initial will be on the 28th December 12 PM, that is 72-hour conclusion.
This is to forestall vibration of the scaffold. In the event that we permit vehicles to be proceeding onward one path, there will be vibrations and the solid won’t set appropriately,” he said.
The regulator said that all the elective courses were in acceptable condition and traffic administrative offices had been sent to adequately redirect and oversee traffic to turn away gridlock.
He spoke to street clients to help out traffic administrative offices.
Popoola likewise declared a 48 hours incomplete conclusion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29 to finish some work on a fly over scaffold on the task.
The temporary worker, Messers Julius Berger needs to introduce cross bars at Kilometer 16, that is, around MFM,” he said.
He clarified that the Piers were at that point remaining on the two roadsides and the temporary worker was to lay the cross bar on top across the street.
“That territory will be cordoned off, there will be conclusion inside that segment from 12:00pm on 28th of December and it will be opened to traffic by 5:00am the next day.
200 meters to get to that specific area we have redirection and another redirection 200 meters from that place.
One path will be opened to traffic, it is just a single path we are shutting to traffic at a time. The principal path that we will close is outward Lagos, that is the Ibadan bound carriageway, we will close it on the 28th.
And afterward the second day which is 29th, we are moving to the next path which in internal Lagos. A similar 12:00pm to 5:00am,” Popoola said.
He offered for persistence and comprehension of street clients saying that the development was essential for the advancement that the Federal Government had accomplished on the undertaking.
We lament all the burden and difficulty this may have made,” he said.
He said that all the development zones had been cleared and the parkway had been opened to traffic which was mindful to consistent development out and about.
NAN reports that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, which was experiencing arrangement of fixes, must be halfway closed on July 24 for another round of restoration works.
The maintenance expected to most recent a half year was stretched out by one month because of the new #EndSARS fights in Lagos broadening the fruition date from January 2021 to February.
The development was at first partitioned into two periods of a quarter of a year on every carriageway, beginning with the Oworonsoki bound carriageway whose consummation hauled to four months.
Traffic was halfway redirected on a stretch of 3.5km where development is progressing between Adeniji Ramp and Ebute Meta, while distinctive time belts were assigned for traffic redirections on the scaffold.
The 11.8km extension is the longest of the three scaffolds associating Lagos Island to the Mainland.
The extension begins from Oworonshoki, which is connected to the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and closures at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island.
Developed in 1990, the extension was pronounced as the longest in Africa until 1996 when the Oct. 6 Bridge in Cairo, Egypt was finished.
The reproduction/restoration of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway then again was hailed off in 2013 by previous President Goodluck Jonathan and was granted to two firms.
Julius Berger is developing area one which ranges from Ojota in Lagos to Sagamu Interchange while RCC is working from the Sagamu Interchange to Ibadan.