Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has unveiled plans of a phase by phase work for the the construction of the long-awaited 37km Fourth Mainland Bridge will begin by the end of March or April.
He assured that those that will be affected including owners of buildings, some of which has telecoms towers will be duley compensated by the State Government.
Sanwol-Olu said, “We’ve done extensive work on the bridge but we are at the crossroads of where to get real financing for that kind of project we need to be very creative but thank God that we have reached the last point of the construction.
“Our commitment is that within this first quarter, meaning that by the end of March or April, we should break grounds to start the construction of the Fourth Mainland Bridge.
“It is going to be built in phases; phase one will be from the Junction at Abraham Adesanya all the way to the Waterfront that we have at Badore.
The governor said both tenants and landlords of the buildings to be affected would be duly compensated.
He said the next phase would be from the Waterfront in Ado to Ibeshe in Ikorodu and the third phase would be from Ibeshe to Ita-Elewa junction and later to the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.