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Lagos Govt to Close Eko Bridge for 10 Weeks

Lagos Govt to Close Eko Bridge for 10 Weeks

Lagos Govt to Close Eko Bridge for 10 Weeks

An announcement was made by the Lagos State Government concerning the closure of Eko Bridge for 10 weeks due to repairs that will be made by the Federal Government.

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This announcement was made by Dr Frederic Oladeinde during a press statement, he stated that the closure will take effect from June 4 to August 13.

He said that, in other to complete the rehabilitation works at the other side of the bridge that was formerly worked on by the Federal Government, repairing the bridge is essential.

He further said that, alternative roads have been provided for motorists to control the rate of traffic during the period of repairs.

Motorists from Apongbon to Alaka, Stadium, Surulere and Ikorodu route will be diverted to Eko Bridge towards Costain Roundabout then to Iponri via Alaka and Funsho Williams Avenue.

Motorists coming from Eko Bridge will get to their destinations via Costain Roundabout to Abebe Village then to Eric Moore to Bode Thomas through Adeniran Ogunsanya to Shitta Roundabout to Funsho William’s Avenue then to Forman-Long Bridge and Fadeyi-Ikorodu route.


“Motorists can get to Apongbon via CMS Outer Marina Road to connect Ebute Metta– Ikorodu Road to get to their destinations.

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

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ncouraged Lagos State residents, particularly motorists that pass through this route, to take note of the diversion routes.

There will be traffic directions and road signals to reduce inconveniences that may be experienced during the construction period, he added.

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