The Third Mainland bridge is the longest of all the three bridges connecting Lagos Island, Nigeria to the mainland, the other two bridges are Eko and Cater bridges. It is also the longest bridge in Africa, it starts from Oworonshoki which is linked to the Apapa expressway, and ends at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island. There is also a linkway that leads to Herbert Macaulay way, Yaba. The bridge was built in 1990 by Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and was opened by president Ibrahim Babangida. The bridge is about 11.8km in length and comprises of 8 lanes. Remedial work commenced on some portions of the bridge in 2006 and at different times when commuters had reported that the bridge was vibrating noticeably, indicating that it needed urgent attention and it was closed down at different times. It was later completed in January 2013.
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