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.


    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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