The Lagos State Government has announced that Traffic will be diverted at the Ijora 7up end of the Marine Bridge from February 2 until the 10th May.
The statement issued by the Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, noted that the diversion is to continue maintenance work on the bridge.
He also advised motorists to follow alternative routes provided for them by the state government while the repair works will last.
“Consequently, the following alternative routes have been mapped out for Motorists during the course of the repairs; 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.”
The statement added, “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.