Tagged ‘Third Mainland Bridge’

“I was not speeding… I just found myself in the water” Olusola Oladimeji, Man whose Car Fell Off Lagos Third Mainland Bridge Recounts his Experience

“I was not speeding… I just found myself in the water” Olusola Oladimeji, Man whose Car Fell Off Lagos Third Mainland Bridge Recounts his Experience

Monday, January 28th, 2013

On Saturday 26th January 2013, news of an unusual accident on the Lagos Third Mainland bridge… was trending across several media platforms. A car skidded off the bridge and fell into the Lagoon with a lone occupant, the driver, inside.

SUV Skids off the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge & Plunges into Lagoon | Lone Occupant Survives

SUV Skids off the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge & Plunges into Lagoon | Lone Occupant Survives

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

A Toyota Sienna skidded off the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos and plunged into the lagoon this morning, with a driver who was the lone occupant inside. Thankfully, the FRSC… has confirmed that he survived with injuries.
The accident survivor

False Tweet Causes Social Media Frenzy! “No BRT Bus Fell Off Third Mainland Bridge”

False Tweet Causes Social Media Frenzy! “No BRT Bus Fell Off Third Mainland Bridge”

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Some moments ago, a false report went viral saying a fully loaded Bus Rapid Transit… (BRT) bus that was conveying passengers across the Third Mainland Bridge had fallen off the bridge into the Lagos Lagoon.
On Twitter, Facebook, Radio Stations,

Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos to be Reopened Today – Tuesday 30th October 2012

Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos to be Reopened Today – Tuesday 30th October 2012

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

After the 16 week partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge…, Lagos, the Federal Government has announced that the bridge would be reopened today (Tuesday 30th October, 2012), one week ahead of the scheduled delivery date of November 6,

What are Your Experiences as Repair Works begin on Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos?

What are Your Experiences as Repair Works begin on Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos?

Monday, July 9th, 2012

As repair works on the eight expansion joints of the Third Mainland Bridge…, Lagos commenced over the weekend, Lagos residents and frequent users of the bridge have been have been experiencing some difficulty commuting from the Mainland to the