The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola, has announced the reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge will be lifted at Sunday midnight, 24 hours ahead of schedule.
In an interview with he News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, the official said that was lifted because the contactor did it ahead of the scheduled time.
He had initially scheduled 72 hours timeframe was achieved within 48 hours..
He sais“We have completed the casting of the three number expansion joints on the Third Mainland Bridge.
“Therefore, the bridge shall be opened at midnight Sunday, December 27 and no longer Monday, December 28.
“That is 48 hours and no more 72 hours,” he said.
The controller on December 22 announced a 72-hour total shutdown of the bridge with effect from midnight on Saturday to midnight on Tuesday.