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LASTMA Announces Closure Of Third Mainland Bridge

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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced a road closure and traffic diversion on the Third Mainland Bridge from 1pm on Sunday, October 23, 2022.

The closure is to allow the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency recover the waste disposal truck that fell off the bridge into the Lagoon on Tuesday.

The agency, in a statement on Friday, October 21, explained that the road closure and traffic diversion would only affect motorists moving from Lagos Island to connect the mainland through Iyana Oworonshoki.

It will not affect motorists moving from the mainland to Lagos Island.

Motorists coming from Victoria Island/Ikoyi/ Lagos Island are advised to make use of the Carter Bridge and connect to “Ijora Olopa (by LAWMA Headquarters) to Eko Bridge to Funsho Williams Avenue (old Western Avenue) to Dorman-Long Bridge to Ikorodu Road through Fadeyi and connect the desired destination, or Carter Bridge to Iddo to Oyingbo to Herbert Macaulay Way to Jibowu to Ikorodu Road and connect the desired destination”.

“From Victoria Island/ Ikoyi/ Lagos Island to Mainland (Ebute-Mette), use Adekunle interchange to Herbert Macaulay Way to connect the desired destination,” the statament added.

To avoid a delay, the agency advised motorists coming from Victoria Island/Ikoyi/ Lagos Island to make use of the Carter Bridge and connect “Ijora Olopa (by LAWMA Headquarters) to Eko Bridge to Funsho Williams Avenue (old Western Avenue) to Dorman-Long Bridge to Ikorodu Road through Fadeyi and connect the desired destination, or Carter Bridge to Iddo to Oyingbo to Herbert Macaulay Way to Jibowu to Ikorodu Road and connect the desired destination”.

The traffic agency also called for the cooperation and support of road users and motorists, stating that security and traffic management personnel would be deployed to all the alternative routes to ensure the free flow of traffic, safety, and security of all road users.

Source : Radio Nigerian

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