In a significant development, the Nigerian government has officially reopened the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State, providing a vital lifeline for commuters one month after its temporary closure for essential maintenance work.

Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, confirmed the reopening in a statement on Thursday, expressing delight in announcing that parts of the Third Mainland Bridge, which underwent maintenance last month, are now accessible to the public as of 6 pm on December 21, 2023.

The comprehensive reopening of the entire bridge ensures seamless connectivity and safe commuting for the public. Osiyemi extended gratitude to Nigerians for their patience during the month-long closure, acknowledging the inconveniences it may have caused.

Emphasizing the government’s commitment to infrastructure upkeep and public safety, Osiyemi highlighted that the reopening marks a significant stride in fulfilling these promises.

This development follows the Federal Government’s earlier announcement through the Ministry of Works, revealing the temporary closure of two ramps on the Third Mainland Bridge for essential repairs. Stay tuned for further updates on this crucial transportation artery.

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