Lagos State Government in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has announced a temporary closure of the Alaka-Costain-Iganmu Section of the Eko Bridge (Inward Island).
A statement by the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, Engr. Abdulahfiz Toriola, said the closure, which is scheduled to cover a period of 40 days, commences on Sunday, 23rd July, 2023.
According to Engr. Toriola, the closure is a result of the damage noticed on some parts of the bridge structures which needed to be urgently rehabilitated to restore the integrity of the bridge.
He further disclosed that the Service Lane of the bridge leading to Iponri will be available for motorists plying the route from Western Avenue and its environs.
While appreciating motorists for their usual cooperation, Engr. Toriola advised road users to cooperate with the Traffic-Management Personnel deployed to the area to guide them appropriately while plying the axis.