Why motorists spend longer hours on Eko Bridge

The Federal Government has explained why motorists on Eko Bridge in Lagos have had to endure pains and stress of staying in gridlock longer than necessary, citing a failed portion of the bridge on approach to Alaka. For motorists on the bridge, also called Second Mainland Bridge, it has been long tortuous days commuting from…

Lagos Island residents to pay more for basic items on 3rd Mainland Bridge closure

Prices of food and other essential items might trend higher in the near term in the Lagos Island area of Nigeria’s commercial capital as traders may leverage the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for quick gains, according to a recent report from Lagos-based investment advisory firm, Financial Derivatives Company (FDC). READ ALSO:  Third Mainland…

On the partial closure of Third Mainland Bridge

Beginning from Friday, July 24, the second longest bridge in Africa, the Third Mainland Bridge, will be partially shut down for maintenance work. The bridge, which starts from Oworonshoki and links Apapa-Oshodi Expressway as well as the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and ends at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island, is arguably the busiest in Africa….

Sanwo-Olu inspects work on Third Mainland Bridge, urges motorists on patience

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu (right); General Manager, LASTMA, Mr Olajide Oduyoye (second left) and others during the governor’s inspection of the traffic situation due to the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Saturday. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appealed to motorists plying the Third Mainland Bridge to…

Third Mainland Bridge: Sanwo-Olu inspects situation as gridlock greets commencement of repair works

Preaches patience, compliance to traffic guidelines Commuters shun private flight service 3rd Mainland Bridge By Olasunkanmi Akoni, Bose Adelaja and Bunmi Azeez Following the commencement of six months of repair work on the Third Mainland Bridge, with attendant partial closure, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appealed to motorists to exercise great patience amid…

FG partially shuts 3rd Mainland Bridge after stakeholders meeting

Mainland Bridge The Federal Government, on Saturday, partially closed the Third Mainland Bridge, Nigeria’s busiest bridge, for rehabilitation works after site inspections for traffic architecture assessments. The work began at midnight on July 24 as workmen use crash barriers to barricade the outbound mainland traffic on Adeniji Adele junction. They went on to line more…