The Lagos State Government has announced a 3-night traffic diversion from 12:00 midnight till 5:00 am from today Thursday December 21 to Saturday 23, 2023, for installation of truck barriers.
According to a statement signed on Thursday by the Lagos State Commissioner for Transport, Mr Oluwaseun Osiyemi, the diversion will take place at Fadeyi inward Dorman Long Bridge, Alaka inward Staduim Flyover Bridge and Dormalong Bridge inward Fadeyi.
Consequently, Motorists are advised to use alternative routes during the night time while the installation of the barriers is ongoing
At Alaka inward Stadium axis;
i. Motorists from Eko Bridge/Constain/Iponri inbound Ojuelegba/Alhaji Masha Road will be diverted to the service lane from Alaka via 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.
During the Installation at Dorman Long Bridge inward and outbound Fadeyi;
i. Motorists from Western Avenue inbound Ikorodu Road will be diverted to Empire Road/ Jibowu to continue their journeys
ii. Motorists from Western Avenue can alternately use Agege Motor Road to link Mushin and proceed to 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.