The Federal Government says it has intervened in the maintenance and rehabilitation of 37 bridges across the country including the Third Mainland Bridge.
Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing, disclosed this at a news conference to update citizens on the forthcoming partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.
According to him, many of the bridges are being worked on under the deck even while people drive along.
He said: “Currently, we have intervened on 37 bridges across Nigeria doing repair and maintenance work.
“Because Lagos was a former federal capital and a coastal and aquatic state where you have so many islands it has by far some of the largest bridges in the country.
“Some of the bridges as you have heard are the Doma long bridge, Ojuelagba bridge, the independence bridge and the Falomo bridge.
“At this moment work is going on in the marine bridge linked to Apapa, work has started on the Eko bridge and will also start on the Obalende…
Source: Guardian Newspaper