There would be a total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight Friday, February 26 to midnight Saturday, February 27. This was disclosed in statement issued by Lagos State’s Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde. It was announced that the bridge would be closed for 24 hours to contractorrs to move the equipment used during the rehabilitation process of the bridge completely to allow both the Oworonshoki and Adeniji bound lanes to open fully to traffic. Oladeinde advised advised motorists from Ogudu, Alapere, and Gbagada to use Ikorodu Road, Jibowu, and Yaba as alternative routes. “While Iyana Oworoshoki-bound traffic from Lagos-Island, Iddo, Oyingbo, Adekunle, and Yaba are enjoined to use Herbert Macaulay Way, Jibowu, and Ikorodu road as alternative routes,” he said.