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June 25, 2024

Road rehab: Lagos to shut Falomo, Bourdillon axis for 4 weeks

Road rehab: Lagos to shut Falomo, Bourdillon axis for 4 weeks

…releases travel advisory

By Olasunkanmi Akoni

The Lagos State Government has announced the planned closure and diversion of traffic from Alfred Rewane and Osborne through the Osborne Foreshore Estate axis from Wednesday, June 2 for four weeks.

The closure, according to the state Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, is to enable the Federal Ministry of Works carry out the first phase of the rehabilitation of the Asphaltic Sections from Osborne Foreshore Estate to Sura Bridge Ramp from Wednesday, 26th June to 27th July, 2024 for a duration of 4 weeks.

Consequently, a lane of the road to be rehabilitated would be closed to vehicular movement.

Motorists are therefore, advised to use the following alternative routes;

Motorists from Alexander/Glover are advised to use Oba Adeyinka Oyekan Avenue inwards Ikoyi to connect Obalende/Ring Road and access 3rd Mainland Bridge to proceed with their journeys.

Also, motorists from Victoria Island are advised to go through Falomo Roundabout to link Awolowo Road and access 3rd Mainland Bridge to reach their desired destinations.

Alternately, motorists from Victoria Island were advised to ply Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue to link Mekunwen Bridge and proceed to CMS/Apongbon Bridge inwards Eko Bridge to access Funsho Williams Avenue to reach their desired destinations.

For this period, motorists on the other side from Sura Bridge will have a through traffic inbound Osborne Foreshore Estate.

Osiyemi has assured that traffic management personnel will be on ground to minimize inconveniences and ensure steady flow of traffic.

“Motorists are implored to be patient as the partial closure is part of the traffic management plans for the rehabilitation works on the asphalt pavement of the road sections by the Federal Ministry of Works (Office of the Federal Controller, Lagos),” Osiyemi advised.