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TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC DIVERSION AHEAD OF 2024 LAGOS CITY MARATHON

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By Olayiwola Ibrahim // The Lagos State Government has issued a traffic advisory ahead of the yearly Access Bank Lagos City Marathon coming up tomorrow, Saturday, 10th February, 2024, between 5.00 am. and 2.00pm.

The following routes will be temporarily unavailable to Motorists during the marathon.

Funsho Williams Avenue from Stadium, Surulere.

Ikorodu Road to Anthony Gbagada to Third Mainland Bridge Third Mainland Bridge Inbound and Outbound.

Dolphin Road to Alfred Rewane Road Falomo Roundabout to Bourdillon Road Lekki Bridge to Freedom Way Akin-Adesola to Ahmadu BelloWay.

Consequently, the following alternative routes will be available during the marathon.

Apongbon bridge inwards Eko bridge through Costain Roundabout, Iponri and Bode Thomas for a desired destination or utilize Eko Bridge through Costain Roundabout and Apapa Road to link Oyingbo/Jebba to access Herbert Macaulay for a desired destination.

Motorists can equally go through Victoria Island to link Independence Bridge and CMS bridge to access Apongbon inwards Ijora-Olopa to Iddo and Oyingbo to connect Herbert Macaulay Road to continue their journeys.

For Motorists trying to navigate the Third Mainland Bridge.

The 3rd Mainland Bridge will not be available to Motorists from 12.00 tonight until the end of the marathon.

The Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Oluwaseun Osiyemi further hinted that all outbound journeys from Ikorodu Road, Funsho Williams Avenue enroute Lagos Island are exempted from the diversion, adding that Officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority will be deployed to the diversion points for seamless traffic flow and safety of Motorists.

According to the Commissioner for Transportation, advised motorists who have no serious business along the marathon diversion routes to avoid the areas.

He added that movement on the 3rd Mainland will return to status-quo immediately the marathon is concluded.

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