Lagos Govt To Close Eko Bridge For 24hours

LASG Announces Traffic Diversion At Ikorodu

The Lagos State Government has stated that the Eko Bridge, which connects to the recently reopened Apongbon Bridge, will close for 24 hours on Sunday, July 16, 2023.

According to the state government, the closure is for emergency remedial palliative measures by the Lagos State Public measures Department in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.

Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, stated on Saturday that the 24-hour shutdown will allow for continuous palliative modification of the bridge.

Torioala, on the other hand, revealed that personnel from the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) had been deployed to regulate and manage traffic around C.M.S., Marina, Ijora, and other alternate routes on Lagos Island and Mainland.

He explained that the palliative work was required to supplement the recently reopened Apongbon Bridge.

Alternative Routes

The following alternate routes were made available during the maintenance period:

  • For Motorists from Mainland/Surulere going to Lagos Island are advised to make use of Ijora-Olopa/Causeway to Carter Bridge (Idumota) to connect their desired destinations.
  • Connect Costain to Iganmu through Ijora-Oloye via Ijora Causeway to Carter Bridge (Idumota), for their desired destinations.
  • For Motorists from Lagos Island going to Surulere/Mainland are advised to connect Carter Bridge (Idumota) through Iddo/Oyingbo to Herbert Macaulay for their desired destinations;
  • Connect Carter Bridge (Idumota) through Ijora Olopa by LAWMA Headquarters to Eko Bridge inwards Costain/Alaka for their desired destinations.

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