The Lagos State Government has declared a traffic detour for the night of September 1 and 2, 2023, between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily, in order to repair the recently broken newly placed truck barrier at the National Stadium Bridge along Funsho Williams Avenue.
Therefore, during the detour, drivers will have access to the following alternate routes: i. Drivers from Eko Bridge/Constain/Iponri inbound Ojuelegba/Alhaji Masha Road will be detoured to the service lane from Alaka via the National Stadium gate to link Barracks or Alhaji Masha Road to continue their journeys.Iponri Estate Road will be used by drivers coming from the Eko Bridge via Costain and those coming from Apapa Road via Iponri to connect Bode Thomas via Adeniran Ogunsanya to Shitta Roundabout in order to reach their destinations.
Drivers are urged to exercise patience as the bridge closure is scheduled for the evening as part of a traffic management plan to stop more accidents and fatalities on Lagos roads.
Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Transportation is Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola.