After concluding urgently wanted restore works on Eko and Marine Bridges in Lagos, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has directed that each bridges be reopened to visitors on Monday, October 19, 2020.
The approval for the reopening of the finished First Section of the repairs on the Bridges by midnight on Sunday 18th of October, which was given by the Minister on Friday was sequel to the report by the Contractor dealing with the initiatives, Messrs. Buildwell Plant & Gear Industries Restricted that the restore works on the First Section had been accomplished 100%.
In his directives for the reopening of the Bridges, Fashola thanked Lagosians for his or her endurance, understanding and cooperation whereas sections of the Bridges had been closed. He additionally directed that members of the general public needs to be knowledgeable of any restrictions to visitors whereas work is ongoing on the Second Section of the challenge.
The Minister added that whereas the finished part of the Eko Bridge (Lagos Island Certain) needs to be reopened to visitors, work ought to start instantly on the Alaka Certain facet of the challenge.