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Lagos begins Ojuelegba flyover truck barrier repair, diverts traffic

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The Lagos State Government on Friday announced a traffic diversion for repair works on the truck barrier at Ojuelegba Flyover Bridge.

The government, in a statement by the Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, said the diversion was scheduled for the night of October 2, 2023, from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.

He said the diversion was necessary to ensure the repair work of the truck barrier at the Ojuelegba Flyover Bridge which was recently damaged again.

He, however, announced alternative routes for motorists during the diversion

The statement read, “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.

“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.

“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.”