The transport stakeholders in Lagos jointly agreed to fix alternative routes to enable less traffic congestion.
The repair works are due to reports of some worn-out joints of the bridge.
There would be a diversion of traffic in 2 phases during the partial closure of the bridge.
The administration is seeking ways to decongest the heavy Lagos traffic and using inland water transport.
The Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has dispelled the rumour spreading on social media regarding the safety of the Third Mainland Bridge.