LASTMA Issues Traffic Diversion As LASEMA Recovers Truck From Lagoon

LAGOS – As the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has concluded arrangements to recover the Waste Disposal Truck that recently fell off the 3rd Mainland Bridge into the lagoon scheduled for Sunday, 23rd October 2022, commencing from 1.00 pm, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority LASTMA, announced the diversion for motorists moving from Lagos Island to connect Mainland through Iyana Oworonshoki while the recovery operation is ongoing.

In order to avoid delay and inconvenience during the recovery exercise, the following alternative routes are advised for motorists coming from Lagos Island and Mainland (Ebute-Metta) towards Iyana Oworonshoki on the 3rd Mainland Bridge:

From Victoria Island/Ikoyi/ Lagos Island, use Carter Bridge to Ijora Olopa (by LAWMA Headquarters) to Eko Bridge to Funsho Williams Avenue (Old Western Avenue) to Dorman-Long Bridge to Ikorodu Road through Fadeyi and connect the desired destination.

Alternatively, they are to use Carter Bridge to Iddo to Oyingbo to Herbert Macaulay Way to Jibowu to Ikorodu Road and connect the desired destination.

From Victoria Island/ Ikoyi/ Lagos Island; to Mainland (Ebute-Mette); use the Adekunla interchange to Herbert Macaulay Way to connect the desired destination

It should be noted that motorists moving from the Mainland inwards to Lagos Island are not affected by this recovery exercise on the 3rd Mainland Bridge.

While seeking the cooperation and support of all road users/ motorists, security and traffic management personnel will be deployed to all the alternative routes to ensure the free flow of traffic, safety, and security of all road users.

Source: Independent Newspapers

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