The Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of traffic at the National Stadium Bridge along Funsho William Avenue for the installation of Truck Barriers for three nights commencing from Friday 11th to Monday 14th August 2023, from 10.00 pm to 6.00 am daily.
This is in line with the earlier pronouncement on the prohibition of Trucks and Articulated vehicles on some bridges within the State.
This development was made known in a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola on Friday.
Consequently, the following alternative routes will be available to Motorists during the installation of the barriers:
i. Motorists from Eko Bridge/Constain/Iponri inbound Ojuelegba/Alhaji Masha Road will be diverted to the service lane from Alaka via the National Stadium gate to link Barracks or Alhaji Masha Road to continue their journeys.
ii. Motorists from Eko Bridge via Costain and those from Apapa Road going through Iponri will make use of Iponri Estate road to link Bode Thomas via Adeniran Ogunsanya to Shitta Roundabout for their desired destinations.
The State Government, however, implored Motorists to be patient as the temporary closure of the bridge is planned for nighttime as part of a traffic management strategy to avert further accidents and loss of lives.
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