The Lagos State Government has announced a 2-night traffic diversion from 12:00 midnight till 5:00 am at Alaka inward Stadium Flyover Bridge and Ojuelegba Flyover Bridge by the Fire Station from Friday 29th to Saturday 30th December, 2023 for the installation of truck barriers.
A statement signed on Friday by the state Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Oluwaseun Osiyemi urged motorists to use the following routes during the night time installation of the barriers;
- Motorists from Eko Bridge/Constain/Iponri inbound Ojuelegba/Alhaji Masha Road are to make use of the service lane from Alaka via National Stadium gate to link Barracks or Alhaji Masha Road to continue their journeys.
- Motorists from Eko Bridge via Costain and those from Apapa Road going through Iponri are also advised to make use of Iponri Estate road to link Bode Thomas via Adeniran Ogunsanya to Shitta Roundabout for their desired destinations.
Motorists are implored to be patient as the brief closure of the bridge is planned for night time as part of traffic management strategy to avert further accidents and loss of lives.