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24 July, 2018
Third Mainland Bridge

Third Mainland Bridge Closure For Maintenance Tests Now Shifted To August 24

* As FG Directs Immediate Deployment Of Trucks To 300-Capacity Trailer Park As Part Of Efforts To Decongest Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

The three day closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for Investigative Maintenance Test earlier slated to begin on July 27, 2018, has been shifted to August 24 the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has announced. The Shutdown, earlier scheduled to last from July 27 to July 30 will now last from August 24 to August 26, 2018.

In a Press Statement, Fashola said the shift in the date was arrived at after due consultations with the Lagos State Government and wide deliberations with other relevant stakeholders adding that the date shift was done “in order to give succour and relief to the people of Lagos State and other inter-state road users and support the efforts of the State Government."

On the efforts to decongest the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Fashola said, in the short term, he has directed the immediate deployment of trucks to the trailer park being constructed by the Ministry with the capacity to accommodate about 300 trucks while construction works for the shoreline protection continues.

Also, the on-going palliative work on the sections of the Apapa-Oshodi Road , the on-going construction of the road leading to the Apapa Port from Ijora will soon be completed  while the main exit route through Tincan – Oshodi – Oworonshoki is under procurement for award. When completed, the project will enable free flow of traffic in the axis.

Also following the visit of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to Lagos in connection with the Apapa Port Gridlock, the Federal Government has said, as a short term measure, a call up system in the control of truck movement would be introduced adding that it would be initially manual while the long term digital and ICT based system would be developed and deployed. The Association of Truck Owners has agreed to manage the manual system with their members who are truck operators, government also said.

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PHOTO NEWS
27 April, 2018

PRODUCTION OF STEEL REINFORCEMENT FOR PILING WORKS ON THE 2ND NIGER BRIDGE LINKING ANAMBRA AND DELTA STATES ON GOING AT THE MESSSRS JULIUS BERGER PLC YARD ONISHA ANAMBRA STATE

Production of Steel Reinforcement for Piling Works on the 2nd Niger Bridge Linking Anambra and Delta States On Going at the Messsrs Julius Berger Plc Yard Onisha Anambra State

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POWER NEWS
PHOTO NEWS
28 September, 2017

FASHOLA HASSAN HOST PRESIDENT AND MEMBERS OF THE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA

Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN right Permanent Secretary PowerEngr Louis Edozien2nd left President Manufacturers Association of NigeriaMAN Dr Frank Jacobs 2nd right and Vice President MAN Engr Ibrahim Usmanleft in a group photograph shortly after a courtesy visit to the Hon Ministers to discuss issues relating to Infrastructure and Made in Nigeria products at the Ministry of Power Works Housing Headquarters Mabushi Abuja on Monday 25th September 2017

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