The community was called Makoko, and it had been there in the Lagos Lagoon for decades before the Third Mainland Bridge
was even conceived.
The Fourth Mainland Bridge
project has been mooted almost since the Third Mainland Bridge
was completed two decades ago.
, the Panama Canal, and other possible alternatives for transshipment," says Wellington Fung, a Panamanian Chinese, who is president of the Association of Users of the Colon Free Zone outside the Panama Canal.
In a statement issued by Mr Hakeem Bello, the media aide to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Sunday in Abuja, the FG reminded that the Third Mainland Bridge
was shut down for a 3-day Investigative Maintenance in August 2018.
Downtown Bariga, which is close to the coastal line along the Third Mainland Bridge
lacks the necessary infrastructure to assist the community live a better life.
At no time in our history had Nigerians gone to the Third Mainland Bridge
in Lagos to take a plunge of death.'
To this end, issue of the proposed 4th Mainland Bridge
may be delayed.
There was also the inspection of the milling and resurfacing of the failed portions of the Third Mainland Bridge
. The exercise, according to Kuti, is part of a maintenance plan to keep the over 25 year old bridge in top condition.
For example, over 65% of Lagos roads, including the 3rd Mainland Bridge
are federal roads.
When I was with the Babatunde Fashola administration, at a time we had so much traffic coming down from Third Mainland Bridge
up to Onikan, and I said to myself, it is possible to get a bypass under the bridge in front of MUSON Centre, but some said it was not possible.
Similarly, a police sergeant, Mary Adesoba, lost her life on October 10, 2017 after a boat capsized on the Third Mainland Bridge
waterways with the boat operator fleeing the scene of the accident.
Similarly, a police sergeant, Mary Adesoba, attached to the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, lost her life on October 10, 2017, after a boat capsized on the Third Mainland Bridge