The Nigerian Government is set to shut the Third Mainland Bridge for six months starting from Friday, July 24.
Speaking to NAN on Monday, Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola said consultations were ongoing towards evolving a perfect traffic management architecture.
“We want to do maintenance work on Third Mainland Bridge very soon, most likely on the 24th. We may close it from 24th of July,” he said.
“We are still working out the modalities and when we perfect the traffic management plan, we will move to site.
“Everything being expected for the repairs of the bridge arrived the country, that is why we want to start the repairs now,” he added.