Nigeria's Third Mainland Bridge shut down for maintenance

Country's busiest bridge in city of Lagos is closed to traffic for third time in its 40-year history in order to repair cracks and structural damage.

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    Nigeria has shut down its busiest bridge for maintenance.

    The Third Mainland Bridge links Lagos Island to the shores of the capital, a city of nearly 20 million people.

    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris looks at the ageing bridge and the disruption that will follow the shutdown.


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