Four days to the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for rehabilitation, officials of the Federal Ministry of Works and the Lagos State Government on Sunday inspected repair works being done on alternative routes.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, during the assessment tour, noted that the rehabilitation process was progressing as scheduled.
He said both the federal and state governments were tackling the rehabilitation works simultaneously on different access paths.
Popoola said rising from a stakeholders’ meeting on July 13, all participants swung into immediate action to ensure minimal traffic discomfort.
“The Federal Ministry of Works has repaired Iddo-Oyingbo Road. We asked the contractor, Messrs Borini Porini, to go there and fill the potholes, which they have done.
“We also cleared the drains there after our meeting with stakeholders on July 11,” he said. (Punch)