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Lagos Govt. places Marine bridge under 3months closure for repairs

As part of measures in ensuring infrastructures are been continually put into best standard for easy use of public, the Lagos State Government has said that Marine Bridge would be going under three months closure for a comprehensive maintenance work on the transportation facility.

According to the state government, the bridge would be closed from 2nd February to 10th May, 2024 when the maintenance work would have been completed by the contractor.

The Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, assured that the traffic management personnel would be deployed to the affected routes to minimize inconveniences and improve travel time.

Speaking to journalists on the closure of the bridge in Lagos, on Wednesday,  Osiyemi  said that alternative routes were been mapped out for motorists and other roads users for the period the maintenance would be take place and that the closure would be taking effect immediately.

“Motorists heading towards Apapa from Marine Bridge are to use; Malu road via Mobil road u-turn to link Marine Bridge Access Ramp (Inbound Apapa) and proceed to Point Road u-turn leading into Marine Bridge (Ijora bound) and follow the Diversion at closed section.

“Through this movement they will be able to join the counter flow lane on the Apapa bound lane back to Ijora bound lane after the closed section.

“Alternately, Motorists can utilize; Marine Bridge road inwards Malu road to make use of the Mobil road u-turn and proceed to Area B/NAGAFF to access Point road u-turn into Marine Bridge (Ijora bound).

“Through this movement also they will be able to join the counter flow lane on the Apapa bound lane and divert back to the Ijora bound lane after the closed section”.

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