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Lagos To Close Eko Bridge For 10 weeks, Starting June 4 : Here Are Alternative Routes

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Lagos To Close Eko Bridge For 10 weeks, Starting June 4 : Here Are Alternative Routes - autojosh

Lagos State Govt to close Eko Bridge from Costain to Alaka for 10 weeks for rehabilitation works, starting June 4. Here are alternative routes.

Lagos To Close Eko Bridge For 10 weeks, Starting June 4 : Here Are Alternative Routes - autojosh

Lagos State Government has announced the partial closure of the Eko Bridge from Costain to Alaka in bound National Stadium for 10 weeks for emergency repairs by Federal Government.

This was made known in a press statement by the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde. According to Oladeinde, the closure will take place from June 4 to August 13.





He said the closure will allow the completion of rehabilitation works at the opposite side of the bridge earlier embarked upon by the Federal Government.

Pending the commencement of the rehabilitation works on the bridge, the State Government has made available alternative routes for motorists to pass during the period of repairs.

Part of the statement read :

“Traffic from Apongbon to Alaka, Stadium, Inner Surulere or Ikorodu Road will be diverted to Eko Bridge to access Costain Roundabout to Iponri through Alaka and Funso Williams Avenue.

Lagos To Close Eko Bridge For 10 weeks, Starting June 4 : Here Are Alternative Routes - autojosh

“Similarly, motorists from Eko bridge will have to navigate their desired destinations through Costain Roundabout to Abebe Village( by Nigerian Breweries Plc) through Eric Moore to Bode Thomas to Adeniran Ogunsanya, to access Shitta Roundabout by Stadium under the bridge to Funso Williams Avenue to Dorman-Long Bridge and Fadeyi-Ikorodu Road.

“Motorists can gain access to Apongbon through CMS Outer Marina Road to connect Ebute Metta Ikorodu Road to access their destinations.





“Motorists from Apongbon can pass through CMS to Outer Marina to Adeniji Adele, Third Mainland Bridge, Adekunle to Herbert Macaulay Way, Jibowu and Ikorodu road will also be available.”

The state Commissioner for Transportation urged residents of the state, especially motorists that to take note of the diversion routes during this period.

“In like manners, traffic directions and road signals would be made available to minimize inconveniences that may be experienced while the construction work lasts,” he added.





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