Lagos closes Falomo Bridge for six weeks for rehabilitation

Posted by News Express | 12 March 2021 | 381 times

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•Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu



In line with Lagos State Government’s mandate to ensure effective and efficient transportation through quality road infrastructure, Falomo Bridge will be closed down for repair works through Federal Government approval from Sunday, 14th March to Friday 30th April, 2021, a period of six weeks.

In a statement by the Commissioner, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde stated that the repairs works will run on a 24hours shift in phases to enable the contractor complete repairs within the estimated set time and minimize the expected inconveniences for road users.

He further explained that the first stage of the repairs will cover the Victoria Island bound lane of the bridge which will be closed to traffic, adding that motorists heading towards Victoria Island will be diverted to the Ikoyi bound lanes to create a counter-flow.

The commissioner also said while the Ikoyi bound lane will be closed down for the Second stage of rehabilitation works, in a similar fashion, motorists will be diverted to other lanes.

He assured that sufficient signage would be put up to guide motorists as well as traffic management personnel deployed to help motorists navigate their ways home with ease.

Oladeinde appealed to the good people of the State to cooperate with the Government by complying with the directives and traffic advisory to allow contractors finish the projects at record time. (The Guardian)


Source: News Express

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